Friday, December 3, 2021

America’s Two-Track Jobs Recovery - WSJ

Lockdowns and other harsh government measures don’t stop Covid, so why is the White House still trying to defend them? “Stronger COVID measures produce STRONGER ECONOMIC outcomes,” White House chief of staff Ron Klain tweeted Wednesday. “That’s why jobs, growth and economic activity are UP this year, significantly over last year.”

Egad. Jobs and economic growth have rebounded as vaccines became widely available and Democratic-led states finally lifted their destructive lockdowns. But lockdown states continue to suffer high unemployment while Republican-led states that maintained many fewer restrictions have almost fully recovered.


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