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255. How to Handle COVID-19, Left’s Love for China?

August 7, 2020

Much debate has taken place over how the country should respond to the continuing Coronavirus outbreak. Countries around the world have used different strategies to varying success. The ITT crew takes a look at a new Heritage Foundation report.

Heartland's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 255 of the In The Tank Podcast. Much debate has taken place over how the country should respond to the continuing Coronavirus outbreak. Countries around the world have used different strategies to varying success. The ITT crew takes a look at a new Heritage Foundation report that analyses approaches of 10 countries around the world. In addition, they dissect an fluff-piece article from the Washington Post about the Chinese Communist Party.

Opening Chit Chat

Fox News - 'Kindergarten Cop' screening canceled in Oregon, compared to 'Gone with the Wind'
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COVID-19 and CHINA

Heritage Foundation - A Comparative Analysis of Policy Approaches to COVID-19 Around the World, with Recommendations for U.S. Lawmakers
https://www.heritage.org/public-health/report/comparative-analysis-policy-approaches-covid-19-around-the-world

Stopping Socialism - Powerful Democratic Senator Defends Chinese Communist Party, Attempts to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits
https://stoppingsocialism.com/2020/08/feinstein-defends-china-communist-party/?fbclid=IwAR1P9rmDYFUQutoS1yFQ8V9QClvAr4eaeB4iZEsKBGhE9qpWlxl64vGtm-A

Washington Post - Trump views China’s Communist Party as a threat. Young Chinese see it as a ticket to a better future.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-views-chinas-communist-party-as-a-threat-young-chinese-see-it-as-a-ticket-to-a-better-future/2020/08/03/6a950c0a-c803-11ea-a825-8722004e4150_story.html

(Non-paywall story on Fox News - https://www.foxnews.com/media/washington-post-feature-communst-china-morally-bankrupt)

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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute.
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
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