My Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy describes House Republicans’ plan to replace Obamacare a “disaster. ”
Matt Ridley warns against falling for statistical fallacies . (HT Warren Smith)
Richard Ebeling explains that genuine liberalism is a life-saver .
While I don’t agree with all that Greg Mankiw says in his latest New York Times column, I agree with most of it .
George Will applauds a new academic venture at Arizona State University . (See also this related essay by Phil Magness .)
Elaine Schwartz wisely counsels against taking the results of “happiness research” too seriously .
P.J. O’Rourke 
Mark Perry again corrects Trump and Trump’s trade advisors on some basic economics of trade . (See also this related post by GMU Econ PhD candidate Jon Murphy .)