When the Left Goes Libertarian: the Dangers of Political Flexing

I’m feeling extra political right now. Perhaps because every time I dare to think about the election in November I feel hints of cautious optimism quickly replaced by waves of nauseating dread. The vivid flashbacks to November 8, 2016 don’t help.

I spend every day of my continued furlough pouring over COVID-19 stats and desperately researching how other countries have been entirely more successful than the United States in managing or even containing the virus. With each success story I read, I have become increasingly…