The message from Congress should be for Americans to continue living as much of a sheltered life as possible while the federal government props up the economy until it’s safe to resume life as normal. This is why President Joe Biden is calling for a massive rescue package.
A painting of Abraham Lincoln is seen as President Joe Biden speaks on his administration's COVID-19 response in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Photo by (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
As long as the COVID-19 pandemic is a threat, the U.S. economy will unduly suffer.
That is unavoidable.
It still is not safe to be in crowded shopping malls, movie theaters and sports arenas.