The national response to the coronavirus pandemic – however necessary – is crushing Main Street.
This economic tsunami wasn’t caused by market animal spirits, irrational exuberance, bad business practices, or bolloxed supply chains. In the span of a month, an invisible Black Swan took us from robust to shut down. It’s not your fault, small business owner. You didn’t cause this.
That’s why you’re going to hear me say something I’ve never said to the government before. Instead of “Get out of our way,” today I’m saying, “You must step up and step in.”