It’s important to call the government and media on this unholy alliance, whether you view their targets as sympathetic or not. If we stay silent when they come for our enemies, they will ultimately come for us.
Ultimately, we need not rely on the government (i.e., the “king’s men” putting Humpty-Dumpty back together again). People acting freely in a marketplace could do it all by themselves. If only the government would let them.
Americans were once harangued by government "experts" about the need to slow down on highways in order to save lives. Few listened. Today, laws demanding everyone "stay at home" may suffer a similar fate.
Neither voters nor politicians watch the bureaucracy very carefully, so they respond as one might expect—advancing their own and their favorites' interests, at the expense of the public they are supposedly working for.
Some claim "the rich" will be fine—or even better off—after the COVID panic destroys the economy for most of us. But there's a problem: the wealthy depend heavily on an economy fueled by the production and consumption of all workers and entrepreneurs.
Doing things for money does not justify moral condemnation, unless using money to support your family, live up to the agreements you have made, and to try not to burden others justifies moral condemnation.