The Wuhan coronavirus still has a stranglehold on the world.
Governments are taking extreme measures to combat this unprecedented crisis.
And one MSNBC host made a stunning admission about the coronavirus.
Democrats are living by the credo of former Barack Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel that “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste.”
The Democrats are doing their best to cram through policies they wouldn’t otherwise be able to get passed.
Crisis points are when governments typically seize power.
And MSNBC host Katy Tur admitted her vision for the country once the Wuhan coronavirus panic subsides. During a segment with Democrat Congressman Max Rose, Tur asked:
“What do you think is going to be put in place and what could be a permanent change in the way that we do business here in this country? Will there be a restructuring or a boosting of the social safety net?”
The only restructuring of the “safety net” that leftists want is a never-ending expansion of it.
While some conservatives, and even libertarians, have argued for a safety net that isn’t means-tested, it’s a non-starter for the left. They don’t want bureaucracy streamlined in any way. The left welcomes and thrives on administrative bloat.
Tur continued with her wishful questioning of Rose:
“Is this going to be a call for something more like universal health care, more like a single-payer system to make sure that everybody is covered, once these people start leaving the hospital and realize they have thousands of dollars in medical bills because they caught a virus they didn’t have a choice about?”
Government is almost always the cause of a problem, then they swoop in and present themselves as the solution.
The U.S. healthcare system has only gotten more expensive and unworkable as government gets more involved.
Case in point, Italy has socialized medicine and their entire healthcare system has been overwhelmed. In order to combat such a high volume of patients, they’ve had to ramp up rationing out care.
But this is the norm for countries with socialized healthcare – there simply isn’t enough supply to meet demand.
The price of healthcare needs to come down, but that will only be achieved by significantly deregulating the industry.
Tur continued, “What about plans for getting people back to work? Getting people back to work not in their regular jobs which might not be viable any longer, but jobs that are green, jobs working towards a more efficient, greener economy?”
Green jobs are nothing but a boondoggle. Green technology is nowhere near as efficient as natural gas, nuclear power, or even coal. Until green jobs can actually be profitable, they’ll remain a drain on the U.S. economy.
And companies don’t need a government fiat to pursue green projects. There are already market incentives for research and application of green technology.
That’s why the United States led the world in cutting carbon emissions despite pulling out of the Paris Climate Accords.
Tur and the Democrats want to use the coronavirus outbreak to push through their radical progressive agenda.
We can’t let that happen.