The following is an excerpt from my latest article in Just The News. You’ve probably heard that COVID-19 is far deadlier than the flu. But it could turn out to be more akin to a severe flu season. Surprisingly, both of those assessments come from the same authority at the same time: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the […]
About one in three (32%) of Americans say they are out of work due to coronavirus or have an immediate family member who is. That number goes up to 41% for people under age 40. That's according to a Rasmussen poll taken between March 19 and March 22. The number out of work has likely […]
And now our Full Measure investigation into the state of the U.S. Navy, which is seen as the best and most powerful sea force in the world. But back-to-back tragedies in 2017 provided a disturbing window into some critical weaknesses you might not have heard about. As global developments promise to further challenge the Navy, […]
CBS News has reportedly admitted to an embarrassing mistake: the network misrepresented video of a crowded Italian hospital as being a New York hospital filled with coronavirus patients. Last week, "CBS This Morning" showed the video in a segment about New York City. Many observers flagged the mistake on social media. According to Fox News, […]
The following is an excerpt from my latest article in The Hill upon the passing of Senator Tom Coburn. The national debt is $23 trillion and counting. I can think of no more fitting way to remember Tom Coburn than to cite that statistic. Knowing Coburn professionally as I did, it likely haunted him until […]
One of the first to advocate for drastic measures to combat coronavirus was Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. Almost two weeks ago, he remarked “what seems extreme today, will seem obvious tomorrow,” as he called for most businesses to close up and Americans to stay home. He also had tough words for the country he sees […]
How the New York Times, Jeremy Peters and Carolyn Ryan got my reporting on coronavirus all wrong.
There is a new statistical analysis by King County, Seattle, which had the earliest clusters of confirmed coronavirus deaths in the U.S. Obviously, these trends do not necessarily translate to other communities. But they are an interesting snapshot of what is happening in the county that was considered ground zero for America's outbreak. Among those […]