About those 'price gougers'

  • 18 March 2020
  • NormanL

Politicians of all stripes and partisan affiliations are raging against what they see as a wave of price gouging for a number of high-demand household items. While cracking down on suddenly high prices may sound nice, it's really doing fundmental harm to the laws of supply and demand - and ultimately, to consumers. As Reason Magazine's J.D. Tuccille writes: