by Jordan Roberts
Director of Government Affairs, John Locke Foundation
We’d give the Governor a D. He responded as many governors did at first with a blanket shut down. He faced severe backlash from both sides regarding the speed with which he reopened. He has not been transparent with COVID related data. He was arbitrary in which businesses he allowed to re-open. It represents the worst of government picking winners and losers.
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