America Having a Tough Time Controlling the Pandemic

By any measure, the United States is struggling with COVID-19, at least in part due to the fact that this has become a political matter–one in which the president believes that “playing it down” will improve his chances for re-election.  And, since he couldn’t care less about the welfare of the American people, our nation’s efforts to control the spread of the virus are in disarray.

As I hit “publish,” the major indices of the stock market are down 3% on more bad news.