“Legitimate” in the news

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legitimate government
legitimate heir
legitimate son
no legitimate
only legitimate

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Washington Post
· Explaining the GOP’s mix of plutocrats and populists  
Their historical explanation of how the GOP became radicalized raises legitimate concerns that the party, its judicial appointees and its donor class will carry on “fomenting tribalism, distorting elections, and subverting democratic institutions, procedures, and norms” regardless of the electoral outcome in November.
The Age
· 'They'll have an uprising on their hands': the fight to save wild horses  
Maguire is gathering names for a petition, for instance, with thousands of people stating that they no longer recognise Parks Victoria as a legitimate authority.
· Sturgeon's EU admiration ridiculed in savage BBC skit: Blood's thicker than Juncker'  
Mr Russell said: “We do not accept that this is a legitimate way of operating within devolution.
Seeking Alpha
· Chubb Ltd.: Guidance And Conservative Management Point To Resilience  
After exiting a relatively oversold position, I believe the stock's underperformance vis-à-vis the S&P 500 is legitimate - expenses have grown, and the pandemic will constrain business volumes going forward.
The Atlantic
· The End of California's Coronavirus Miracle  
California had good leadership (by mayors, health officials, the governor, and corporate CEOs, many of whom told their workers to stay home well before the state’s stay-at-home order on March 19), good citizenship (among residents who accepted the restrictions as legitimate and prudent, with little give-me-liberty-or-give-me-death bluster), and plain good luck.
Liverpool Echo
· Special powers to target electric bike yobs in Birkenhead crime blitz  
“The vast majority of people in area are law-abiding members of the community, and I just want to remind them that this order is not about bothering people going about their legitimate daily business.
· John Roberts is the Supreme Court's non-revolutionary conservative  
The bottom line: “To a certain extent I do take comfort in the fact that he wants to ensure that the public views the court as a legitimate institution,” Wydra said.
· Queen of the South: 5 shows to watch if you like Queen of the South  
The Starz series sees Ghost trying to become legitimate, only to have his old life coming back to haunt him as the lure of fast money from selling drugs takes him back under.
· Whether or not the Trump administration bans TikTok, it's already helping Facebook  
Wodzynski says she is “ready for anything,” and that if the U.S. bans the platform, she trusts it will do so for legitimate reasons.