The masks are off, the summer travel season is set to sizzle and consumer spending is back with a capital B, baby!
Unless it’s not, and gas hoarding and inflation-panic are ill, stagflating headwinds.
Portentiously, we continue tempting the fates, tampering with the labor pool, paying people to stay home and out of the workforce. The Chamber of Commerce would like to remind everyone: Get Back to Work.
It’s weird out there. Especially in a nation where our truest function is not as citizen or human or even human capital but as discretionary spender.