Deregulation Agenda; Advice for Trump; Philly Flu

Good morning. It’s Tuesday, June 30, 2020. On this date in 1918, a small British passenger ship that had been converted to a wartime cargo vessel was finally allowed to dock at its destination port of Philadelphia. The HMS City of Exeter had sailed out of Liverpool on June 9, but as soon as it hit the open sea, members of its crew, primarily men from India, were laid low by an illness then known as “the grippe.”
The term comes from French and it described the vise-like way this illness took hold of its victims. By mid-summer the entire world would know it as the “Spanish Flu,” although it…