It’s called a ‘rescue plan’ for a reason

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.

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Opinion

February 1, 2021 - 8:37 AM

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.  

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