Commentary

Despite the surge of new cases of COVID-19, increases in the percentage of positive tests, and scores of ICUs at or near capacity, some commentators are still saying things like, “The so-called surge in cases is more fake news pushed by media cheerleaders eager to destroy...

Rumor has it that President Trump will soon issue a sweeping executive order to lower prescription drug prices by fiat. Nothing is set in stone. But the order would reportedly index the government's reimbursements for medicines to the prices that Britain, France, Canada, and other developed nations pay....

It’s good news that the death rate from Covid-19 has trended dramatically downward since April, even as the number of new cases is surging. But it’s far from the whole story. Unlike common colds caused by other coronaviruses, Covid-19 is more than a transient, self-limited respiratory...

Late last month, Oklahoma voters narrowly approved a ballot measure expanding the state's Medicaid program to childless adults making up to 138% of the poverty level under the terms of Obamacare. Missouri could follow suit next month when a similar ballot initiative comes up for...