Another Fox regular whining about lockdowns, and pretending that any relief given in the middle of a pandemic is going to turn Americans into a bunch of lazy moochers.
WSJ's Jason Riley: 'Some Of The Unemployment Insurance Relief Supplements In This Bill Are Too High'
The Wall Street Journal's Jason Riley complains that the unemployment benefits in the coronavirus relief bill are too high and "will be a disincentive for people to go back to work."
Because Trump has surrounded himself with conservatism's least competent blowhards—namely, whichever self-promoting grifters impress him during Fox News appearances—the executive orders produced manage to both do extremely bad things, and to do them illegally.
House Republican leaders sent a memo this week to the entire GOP conference with talking points designed to help rank-and-file Republicans show compassion for the unemployed.
It really does seem like there are two different worlds -- one where people have decent jobs and can pay the bills, and everyone else. The latter are invisible to the former.
Just days after Christmas, 1.3 million Americans will lose their emergency unemployment benefits thanks to Congress leaving the jobless aid for long-term unemployed people out of its budget deal.