Sleepy Joe is taking a noisy victory lap for the American Rescue Plan today and during the week(s) to come. But when you add this misbegotten act of fiscal madness to the four previously enacted Everything Bailouts, what comes to mind is calamity, not victory.
After all, the economic damage which is the ostensible reason for these multi-trillion outpourings of free stuff should not have happened in the first place.
Exactly one year ago yesterday, Dr. Fauci, the Scarf Lady and the rest if the Virus Patrol inserted a ring into the Donald’s nose and proceeded to lead him around for months in the folly of Lockdown Nation.
That misbegotten attempt to stop the spread of a highly contagious respiratory virus through across-the-board social regimentation and often virtual imprisonment of the healthy public was the most egregious outbreak of capricious statism in American history.