Only Social Darwinians Worry About the Harm Caused by COVID-19 Lockdowns, Andrew Cuomo Says
Hardly. Shutting down the economy is a big problem.
Anyone who was looking for some assurance that politicians are giving appropriate weight to the potentially devastating economic impact of aggressive COVID-19 control measures will not find it in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s comments at his press conference today. “We’re not going to put a dollar figure on human life,” said Cuomo (D), who last Friday announced that “we’re all in quarantine now” while ordering all “nonessential” businesses to close.