COVID-19 is Changing Politics in Ways Good and Bad

The Washington Examiner cites CEI’s #NeverNeeded campaign:

At the same time, a great many petty regulations are being scrapped. Rules on plastic bags, alcohol licensing, restaurant takeaways, pharmaceutical research, and much else have been dropped or suspended. The Competitive Enterprise Institute has come up with #NeverNeeded to highlight the curious fact that many regulations notionally introduced on public health grounds turn out to be a hindrance when an actual public health crisis comes along. It is hard to imagine that there will be much appetite for reintroducing them.

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