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Michael Goodwin: Coronavirus ‘essentials’ – a new name for these privileged few

  • May 25, 2020

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For socialists and those who lean that way, pandemic time is boom time. Washington is printing and spending money like never before and both parties support sending cash to businesses and the unemployed.

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Rent and mortgage payments are being deferred, “Medicare-for-all” is getting a second look and support is growing for a program that would take the nation across the economic Rubicon — a guaranteed basic income.

Seldom is heard those cautionary words of yesteryear, “moral hazard.” A time of great need and fear is shattering any stigma about being on the dole.

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A logical conclusion is that politics will follow culture and Bernie Sanders- and AOC-types will call the shots in America. Unless ­Republicans and conservatives get on board, they will be consigned to history’s dustbin.

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Perhaps. But pay attention to another potential reaction to the pandemic. Think of it as the revenge of the nonessentials.

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Article source: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/coronavirus-essentials-new-name-privileged-few-michael-goodwin

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