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COVID Diary #12: The ongoing devastation

I messed up the time and missed the train this morning, so I took a Lyft instead. The driver, Dave, told me that his business is down 40% since the start of the pandemic. He hasn’t been called to Logan in months. It’s also been quite a while since he picked up a student.

These are the costs of COVID-19 — and it’s going to get worse, and there’s no sign that Prime Minister Mitch McConnell will deign to bestow upon us another round of stimulus spending.

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  1. If the Republicans retain control of the Senate, what is there to stop McConnell from blocking all functions of the US Senate? Block all Biden appointees. Block all attempts at stimulus. Essentially stop all Senate work.

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