Grace’s Recommended Reading [May 2, 2024]

Check out the stories Grace is using to prepare for her show. Enjoy an excerpt from each, and click on the headline to read the rest.

Plant-based meat sales down in US as customers dislike taste, price | JARRYD JAEGER – The Post Millennial

While plant-based creamers, protein powders, liquids, baked goods, desserts, and milk saw slight increases in sales, the consumption of faux-meat and seafood went down for the second year in a row.

Biden Is Not Winning. His Campaign Should Stop Acting Like It Is. | ROSS DOUTHAT – The New York Times

Biden’s mini-surge was, well, miniature. He’s still slightly behind in national polling, and he still trails Trump in the swing states that won the Electoral College for the Democrats last time.

Morehouse College pushes the White House for ‘direct engagement’ ahead of Biden’s speech | NNAMDI EGWUONWU & JONATHAN ALLEN – NBC News

Morehouse College faculty members remain apprehensive about the decision to have President Joe Biden deliver the school’s commencement speech on May 19.

5 Takeaways From Peter Daszak’s Testimony On U.S.-Funded Coronavirus Research | SHAWN FLEETWOOD – The Federalist

“These revelations undermine your credibility as well as every factual assertion you made during your transcribed interview,” the committee chairs wrote ahead of Wednesday’s hearing.

Trump would never quash the free press | GRACE CURLEY – The Spectator

As if the media’s coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend wasn’t painful enough, now we have to listen to TV personalities agonize over nerd prom’s hypothetical demise.

Tune in today at 12 PM to hear exclusive commentary from the Millennial with the Mic on all things politics, world, and culture.

Join Howie's Mailing List!

You have successfully subscribed!