The GOP has recently succeeded in removing the social safety net laboriously built by FDR and the Democrats. Let's see how that works out for their voters.

Best Case: Unemployment Will Hit 20% (In “Adjusted” Numbers)

Without the book-cooking that’s become endemic, this is more like 45% by 1930s reckoning

This sent a chill down my spine: Coronavirus: State unemployment websites crash as applications surge This is a leading indicator. In 2 weeks time, the amount of unemployment in the U.S. will be well above anything seen under Obama.

The Average American worker is hanging on by their fingernails. And they know it. Desperate people do desperate things. Like vote for shallow demagogues because Fuck It, nothing else worked, right?