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Jason Willick @jawillick New York City

Editorial Page Writer @WSJ. Email: jason.willick@wsj.com

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These "progressive youth groups" issuing "demands" of Joe Biden are bankrolled by Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer https://t.co/QcKunnmQr6
Retweeted by Jason WillickFrom what I understand no hospital in the US was actually forced to triage patients. That’s significant
Retweeted by Jason WillickTaiwan’s Success Is the Bane of Beijing’s Global Coronavirus Propaganda @Diplomat_APAC https://t.co/nxki4eWDr5Also, if hospitals turn out to be major sites of transmission, could look into possibility of giving more patients… https://t.co/af4hhr4kC9As always, since the beginning, it’s hard to pick between Trump and the Trump haters. Why does a drug lots of count… https://t.co/HPKnd0ta9y
Retweeted by Jason WillickMuch has been said about the Covid 19 crisis demanding more nationalist and populist responses. That’s true. But I’… https://t.co/5sHMY76eCP
Retweeted by Jason Willick.@realDonaldTrump was right to call for a hold on US funding to the @WHO. But we need to go even further. My reform… https://t.co/8sXmoGMRgw
Retweeted by Jason WillickThis seems like a bold flex from a guy whose model gave "No one" a 65% chance of winning back in February https://t.co/pKEgb7W6ft
Retweeted by Jason WillickMurray model keeps dropping... but are these real drops or just pushing cases outside his August 4 time window?
Retweeted by Jason WillickMurray model now suggests a more regional outbreak, with fewer deaths in much of country mostly offset by higher tri-state deaths.WSJ editorial: The Art of Coronavirus Modeling https://t.co/tNlpvFf6rgSociety will be better off because Mr. Gates is the one spending his billions rather than having to turn them over… https://t.co/Qjr4mjPj24
4/8
2020
.@jawillick, Novak ’17, writes for @WSJ on how epidemics have transformed civilization throughout history. https://t.co/poG7plASm3
Retweeted by Jason WillickThe Left was critical of Vermeule’s common-good constitutionalism, but when the Supreme Court follows the law, they… https://t.co/C37vf5l3Ps
Retweeted by Jason WillickCOVID19 is not the flu. https://t.co/2WMRQShLOF https://t.co/oC16upiLnY
Retweeted by Jason WillickTwitter is more concerned with whether Trump will earn 12 cents from hydroxychloroquine than whether the drug works… https://t.co/nmefZCuozi
Retweeted by Jason WillickI'm afraid much of this could also be said of epidemiology https://t.co/dFfeNtmHvtYeah, what’s important is that these briefings be about the press https://t.co/28uXcnVQcI
Retweeted by Jason WillickMany including me like to speculate--what if death rate is much lower, or higher? What if it's far more, or far les… https://t.co/gvTIb6QzztHOW MANY JOBS CAN BE DONE AT HOME? https://t.co/vBRYFL1S7W New paper finds that: - 34% of US jobs can "plausibly b… https://t.co/JONqHGgepr
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4/7
2020
"If WHO is merely a politicized Maginot Line against pandemics, then it is worse than useless and should receive no… https://t.co/BsekDn6Xqv
Retweeted by Jason WillickThis is important to note. https://t.co/0A8Zt4Ehxf
Retweeted by Jason Willick"The outbreak is accelerating the trend toward telecommuting, possibly for the long term." @isawhillhttps://t.co/wS0FFPVGMG
Retweeted by Jason WillickThe messaging turns https://t.co/DJOWW2vCxy
Retweeted by Jason Willick @jbarro Yes, fair. I suspect ultimately deaths will be most precise measure. Not sure how that curve looks but GER… https://t.co/9jjGGo51NxNot to say outcomes should be only metric. Many reasons NY more vulnerable, for example. But same for US vs. German… https://t.co/qTZa4OM63ALittle correlation I can see between covid outcomes and media portrayal of government performance. U.S. said to be… https://t.co/dQ3rGOTpOaTrump: It is a nice day today. @CNN: Trump Claims It’s Nice, Ignoring Ongoing Pandemic @nytimes: Trump Believes I… https://t.co/cvcbmVgPHV
Retweeted by Jason WillickClimate https://t.co/8NboOgwWVx https://t.co/UqEqOBpTPVStill some extremely difficult times for the country ahead, even under the lower estimates. Looks like we'll have s… https://t.co/VKMWAL8xMX
Retweeted by Jason WillickTo everyone saying Biden can’t make Cuomo his veep because he promised to pick a woman, well checkmate goes the dyn… https://t.co/e1iCh9jaAa
Retweeted by Jason WillickIMHE has revised its analysis for NY, dropping the state's anticipated ventilator need from 10,000 to less than 600… https://t.co/fls9XfGCot
Retweeted by Jason WillickUS and Germany with nearly identical infection curves https://t.co/uM2w4HxBjm
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4/6
2020
The World Health Organization’s bows to China have harmed the global response to the coronavirus. https://t.co/vHelWfYy6p
Retweeted by Jason WillickNeil DeGrasse Tyson https://t.co/hPoQkdlXn8Bracing read on how China could exploit this moment: https://t.co/5dbBD2FRY9
4/5
2020
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Retweeted by Jason WillickStat of the day: New Navigator Research (D) tracking finds 40 percent of *Trump voters* believe the prez didn’t tak… https://t.co/AbKr4gW7sY
Retweeted by Jason WillickMany long reads on the testing debacle, still feels like something is missing.The Chinese govt has squandered the world goodwill it has painfully accumulated over the years. By neglecting to do… https://t.co/hsn6lkXcY8
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4/4
2020
The Navy captain and the coronavirus: A sad episode raises questions of judgment and chain of command. https://t.co/nlNqTx5lHHhttps://t.co/D64pzyImSO https://t.co/z4AoiF37ix"To be blunt about it, Saudi Arabia would be a province of Iran without U.S. support, and its production surge is n… https://t.co/Dgap61Eizv
4/3
2020
Trump still triggers people in a way I don't really understand. https://t.co/VV0QiyqXItHowever WHO stepped in (why does CDC have to defer to them anyway?) and decided the ONE requirement for the name wa… https://t.co/6UytsHzBPW
Retweeted by Jason WillickI am realizing more and more how unusual, unscientific, unmedical, and counterproductive it is for WHO to select th… https://t.co/ou8MFFQIbC
Retweeted by Jason WillickFinally an accurate representation! https://t.co/rTjw412n1T
Retweeted by Jason WillickMost insightful version of the graph so far. https://t.co/0Ibf38yQkK
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4/2
2020
Jonathan Karl, who heads the WH Correspondents Association, says in his new book: "We are not the opposition party,… https://t.co/HHde8yyk8r
Retweeted by Jason WillickMy impression, and you can sort of hear this in Cuomo's tone, is the New York numbers have really been in the middl… https://t.co/EdKfQGqkQJ
Retweeted by Jason WillickClimate https://t.co/RqR83fhFgj‘How Epidemics Change Civilizations’: @jawillick interviews @Yale historian Frank Snowden https://t.co/lBJm4T9jwj via @WSJ
Retweeted by Jason WillickNewsom has been fond of this formulation for a while https://t.co/38Luk5mxKh https://t.co/Ebq6RbGrIRWestern world as a whole was caught flat-footed but U.S. outcomes are still better than most peers. Probably more t… https://t.co/oIfgl3HXJXAs coronavirus infections increase, Russia cracks down on what authorities call “fake news” about the pandemic. Hea… https://t.co/PkmhKCRLDX
Retweeted by Jason WillickChina Chases Indonesia’s Fishing Fleets, Staking Claim to Sea’s Riches https://t.co/wy5rexW6r6
4/1
2020
I don’t think it’s clear the mitigation in Los Angeles was any earlier than in New York. Schools closed the same da… https://t.co/FVM4F4MOyQ
Retweeted by Jason WillickTrump: "it's not the flu. It's vicious."Task force suggesting West Coast (Seattle, Los Angeles) has better outcomes than NYC because of early mitigation bu… https://t.co/2u1XLbZERCFor comparison Italy is 168. Spain is 188. https://t.co/hG0kpLeJ1y
Retweeted by Jason WillickOur media https://t.co/X6niIcTDwq
Retweeted by Jason WillickHistory teaches us two things about American responses to major challenges like #coronavirus. First, we will stumbl… https://t.co/dISY6O0LSa
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3/31
2020
People talk about TSA and “security theater”. What we have in the U.S. is “quarantine theater”—sternly-worded “shel… https://t.co/sDk11HHKwT
Retweeted by Jason WillickI don't feel a ban on #COVID19 'misinformation' is viable or even desirable. There are still many unknowns about th… https://t.co/HtXHPEXtkf
Retweeted by Jason Willick"support for the more moderate strategy is considered the enlightened left-liberal position; unlike the UK or the U… https://t.co/i4mAVSraiR#China’s communist party doesn’t even have to pay for these. They get it for free! https://t.co/3nPZngDjLc
Retweeted by Jason WillickAn interesting, but hard to assess , Q is how many of these are *added* deaths. What percentage of these 100K-200K… https://t.co/GehXAIBPnI
Retweeted by Jason WillickAnywhere from 18% to 86% of COVID-19 infectees are asymptomatic. Or more. Or fewer. https://t.co/6CPJfSIhCu
Retweeted by Jason WillickBubonic plague, state-building, globalization and nationalism. I interviewed historian Frank Snowden for the weeken… https://t.co/zXUrJ0EaWl
3/30
2020
All hands on deck. Our U.S. factories are working to develop, manufacture and deliver facial masks to the hospital… https://t.co/tzGSuXMEUB
Retweeted by Jason WillickThe next big step for the pundits class will be understanding how to read charts and compare things that have diffe… https://t.co/7MQEJhfPZk
Retweeted by Jason WillickMaybe this is a counterintuitive argument but always ready to make them: the US seems less paralized by the virus t… https://t.co/3lVblReQXV
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3/29
2020
The Editorial Board: Coronavirus infections are rising. Still, the U.S. is better off now than a week ago in some i… https://t.co/Zj6YyWlpjB
Retweeted by Jason WillickThomas Allen Coburn: The doctor and Senator was the model of a citizen legislator. https://t.co/quHwzfQCHo
Retweeted by Jason WillickWonder if I'm going to get banned from Twitter now for violating their new policy against "denial of global health… https://t.co/v7ek5dWFEP
Retweeted by Jason WillickThanks for actually reading. https://t.co/foPcNirhX7
Retweeted by Jason WillickThis group was one of number feeding into policy-making. Looking at its deliberations provides a reminder of how th… https://t.co/uJqodd8PeS
Retweeted by Jason WillickA week of coronavirus pain and progress: Infections are rising, but markets are calmer and medical aid is surging. https://t.co/VE8AomXQoD‘How Epidemics Change Civilizations’: @jawillick interviews @Yale historian Frank Snowden https://t.co/NZghKfHeKX
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3/28
2020
“Lockdowns are a much more intense form of travel restriction, but they don’t offend the ruling ideology,” https://t.co/ARS2ALy7yH
Retweeted by Jason WillickAs we get control of the current epidemic, we can transition away from the onerous population based mitigation and… https://t.co/AquV2ZI4Ho
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3/27
2020
Most common essay form on COVID long-term impact seems to be: why the crisis will make a lot more people agree with… https://t.co/sLKEIhnZt1
Retweeted by Jason WillickLess U.S. exceptionalism than Korea exceptionalism. Chinese tests probably don't work, Europeans are worse off than… https://t.co/GqvqiSYNdxMeasured fatality rate captures both effectiveness in terms of identifying cases and preventing deaths among cases,… https://t.co/MQD8nzoqGQ
Retweeted by Jason WillickGood point here from @JustinWolfers @qdbui: What's happening in the job market right now is more akin to a (nation-… https://t.co/HmUMsgUqGN
Retweeted by Jason WillickHow is he trapped when he's no longer president https://t.co/XwhHm0UEkl
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3/26
2020
Could use less moralistic high dudgeon in the lockdown debate.Could suggest strong climate effect, which would be good news for summer. https://t.co/WqbNwFdlcV
3/25
2020
Many news outlets have made separate coronavirus sections but maybe what is needed is a "not coronavirus" section.I think I'm missing something with the Oxford model. So far all I've learned is that if you plug in an assumption o… https://t.co/libotXMENc
Retweeted by Jason WillickThis graphic to demonstrate Moore’s Law is useful for explaining why say NYC hospitals can fill up seemingly overni… https://t.co/FwyYiKj6km
Retweeted by Jason WillickThis list tells you a lot about the politics of lockdowns. https://t.co/i00tZeO2QC
Retweeted by Jason WillickIf this is true it changes everything https://t.co/Rr0JjRxjpn
Retweeted by Jason WillickFor reference, UK has about 66 million people -- 1/5th US population -- and has nearly as many fatalities as the US… https://t.co/kW6d4qBgVg
Retweeted by Jason WillickFauci isn't playing the media's game. H/t @Neoavatara. https://t.co/qbwm4Jigpr
Retweeted by Jason WillickSometimes there are no good options.
Retweeted by Jason WillickI wrote a piece on the economic response to COVID. The quarantine orders including shelter-in-place are effective a… https://t.co/KLmXqNH4hr
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3/24
2020
Look if you want examples of the congressional GOP acting in bad faith, they abound. But in 20+ years of being a… https://t.co/ac43IXqQ1Z
Retweeted by Jason WillickAlmost everything about the novel coronavirus is uncertain. The goal should be to move from uncertainty to risk, wh… https://t.co/kp1MbFCKk1China’s Mask Mercantilism https://t.co/KDFojK3VCB
3/23
2020

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