The Corner

Philly’s Mayor Is Angry

Jim Kenney is mad the price of sodas has risen, and says it has nothing to do with his soda tax. He says that what’s really happening is that retailers are “gouging” their own customers. Before the tax, I guess, they charged lower prices out of charity.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.