“Those who are anxious to open up the economy have led harder lives than those holding out for safety”

WALL STREET JOURNAL
Scenes From the Class Struggle in Lockdown
by Peggy Noonan
May 14, 2020

…There’s a class element in the public debate. It’s been there the whole time but it’s getting worse, and few in public life are acting as if they’re sensitive to it. Our news professionals the past three months have made plenty of room for medical and professionals warning of the illness. Good, we needed it, it was news. They are not now paying an equal degree of sympathetic attention to those living the economic story, such as the Dallas woman who pushed back, opened her hair salon, and was thrown in jail by a preening judge. He wanted an apology. She said she couldn’t apologize for trying to feed her family. READ MORE SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

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