Today, I signed this letter with other free market economic leaders and business leaders arguing that health care price transparency should be included in the next COVID relief package. It is being sent to the President Trump and other White House officials, Majority Leader McConnell and Leader McCarthy, as well as other leaders in the Republican Party.
Joe Biden is certainly a gaffe machine. He has even said so himself. It seems miraculous that a candidate as unskilled at communication could make it this far, and yet here he is. It is clear that the Democrats have become accustomed to explaining away the various and sundry blunders and boo-boos as Biden bungles his way across the campaign trail. It must get tiring.
Senator Chuck Schumer’s announcement that he supports getting a vote on Senator Sanders’s amendment to take 10% out of the defense budget brings us to a full circle. “Defund the military” now joins “defund the police” as the key to the modern Democratic Party’s understanding of reality: Weaken America at home by cutting police and weakening America overseas by cutting the military.