The governor of Minnesota is the leader we all need right now

By Jim Walsh

Every day at 2 p.m. Central Standard Time, radios across the state of Minnesota tune in to Governor Tim Walz’s daily COVID-19 update. It’s become something of an old-timey ritual, with Walz and his team delivering comforting but brutally honest words from the first-term governor’s home, where he’s been in self-quarantine — both because he was exposed to the coronavirus and because he’s leading by example.

Unlike the president of the United States, whose daily update charade continues to be a cowardly and dangerous source of…