WNow we have a good idea of what to do to minimize the reach and impact of the new coronavirus, Covid-19. We have a good idea of what to do to improve financial damage or at least provide the necessary relief. But we still don’t know what to do to merge consideration of physical and fiscal issues into an integrated policy that keeps us as safe as possible now while preserving the ability of the economy to go back.
President Trump has gone through several stages. Phase one: refusal. It can’t happen here. A hoax invented by Trump’s enemies to make it look bad. Second phase: when it became evident that America was indeed hosting this easily transmitted disease, lethal to the elderly