Real Clear Politics
China's Coronavirus Numbers and the Fog of Skewed Data
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:05:53 -0500
On Wednesday, China changed how it counts COVID-19 cases for the eighth time.
Is It Too Late to Prevent Mass Unemployment?
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:16:46 -0500
As the virus and lockdowns have spread around the world, other countries have created a type of economic environment different from the one in the U.S.-one that incentivizes businesses to keep employees on their payrolls.
Into Hibernation We Go
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:18:30 -0500
Hello from semi-self-quarantine in Harris county. We're now under a "Stay Home, Work Safe" order, which is something between "do whatever you want" and "Shelter-in-place". We've personally decided to treat it as the latter, leaving our house as little as possible to get essential supplies like bricks for our pizza oven that we're building in the backyard.
Post-Corona, Anger Will Escalate Over Chinese Trade
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:19:43 -0500
I lost my secure, well-paying manufacturing job to free trade with the People's Republic of China, and all I got was this damn virus that killed Grandma - and shut down even the lousy, ­insecure service-industry gig the Chinese had left me.
Beijing's Covid-19 Mistakes Are No Excuse for U.S., Europe
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:26:15 -0500
Focusing on Beijing's mistakes may temporarily take the heat off the backs of Johnson, Trump and co., but it does not get them a Get Out Of Jail Free card.
Is the WHO Putting the World's Health First?
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:29:28 -0500
While its rank-and-file do essential work, its leadership shamefully appeases Beijing - and spurns Taiwan.
Don't Assume the 'Trump Bump' in Polls Will Last
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:31:54 -0500
Despite his contradictory, ill-considered response to coronavirus, a growing chunk of Americans see a man in charge. But making himself the face of the crisis may yet backfire
Trump Is Right: We Should Bring Back Infrastructure Week
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:19:22 -0500
We absolutely should try to boost the economy by building things. The president's only wrong on the details.
Kavanaugh, Biden & the Partisanship of NYT, WP, CNN
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:20:12 -0500
Mainstream media publications that gave wall-to-wall coverage of Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2018 have not given any coverage on the woman who came forward last week and accused Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexual in the early 90s. On March 24, The Intercept reported on the sexual [...]
Media Has Good Reasons for Not Covering Biden Accuser
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:19:38 -0500
Alexandra Tara Reade accused Biden of sexual assault. Salon untangles fact from fiction in the politicized fall-out