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Recovery First: The American comeback shouldn’t hinge on warmed-over policy agendas

As the nation slowly starts down the road to economic recovery, we hear a steady drumbeat of calls to condition government assistance on meeting pre-virus social justice goals. From implementing regulatory burdens championed by environmentalists to restricting private enterprise by anti-capitalists and demands for protectionist trade policies, those on both the right and the left have taken Rahm Emanuel’s sinister advice following the 2008 Great Recession to heart: “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.”

Doug McCullough and Brooke Medina are regular co-authors and word slingers. Seen at FEE.org, Entrepreneur, The Hill, Washington Examiner, and more.

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