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How Many Newly Unemployed Will End Up Buying American-Made Cars Next Year?

Jumping on what Henry Payne wrote on The Corner, I wonder if the terrible jobs report out today makes a Big Three bailout less likely. Not many folks think the $34 billion loan would be the cure-all that the automakers are claiming it is. And with the recession deepening quickly, people aren’t likely to be buying a lot of cars anytime soon — for the next six months? For the next year? Eighteen months?

Why take a politically risky vote to throw taxpayer money at a sinking ship, if you’re only postponing the inevitable?

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Elections

About That ‘Broken Algorithm’

Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular vote was such a landslide for President Trump “that it broke the algorithm that had ... Read More
Elections

About That ‘Broken Algorithm’

Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular vote was such a landslide for President Trump “that it broke the algorithm that had ... Read More
U.S.

The Coming Anti-COVID Restriction Backlash

The backlash is coming. It already seems clear that the first major political and cultural eruption of the Biden years will be a roiling populist backlash against the next round of COVID restrictions. We saw this sentiment play out in sporadic anti-lockdown demonstrations last spring, and it has driven ... Read More
U.S.

The Coming Anti-COVID Restriction Backlash

The backlash is coming. It already seems clear that the first major political and cultural eruption of the Biden years will be a roiling populist backlash against the next round of COVID restrictions. We saw this sentiment play out in sporadic anti-lockdown demonstrations last spring, and it has driven ... Read More