Arnold Kling is spot-on about the coronavirus relief bill .
Stephen Miller asks, to excellent effect, what the growing number of coronavirus cases really means .
Jeffrey Tucker sees coronavirus as ideology .
Shikha Dalmia makes the case for cutting H-1B visa red tape .
Jeff Jacoby understandably worries about the danger to liberty posed by governments’ reach for power to deal with COVID-19 . A slice:
To repeat: This extraordinary menace may well require an extraordinary response. Yet a month ago, could anyone have imagined that we would see the complete cessation of all church and synagogue worship in the United States? Or a total halt to citizens’ First Amendment right “peaceably to assemble and to petition the government”? Or the wholesale shutdown of entire industries and cultural events nationwide by unilateral decree? By and large, Americans have taken these restraints in stride.
Maybe they shouldn’t be so sanguine.
Here’s John Cochrane on bailouts vs. bankruptcy .
Wall Street Journal columnist Holman Jenkins writes wisely about the necessity of a cost-benefit perspective.