The coronavirus recession and the election

As Bill Clinton famously said while campaigning for the White House for the first time: “It’s the economy, stupid.”

That was in 1992—but what about 2020?

The US economy is in bad shape as it reopens after a 2.5-month shutdown. This is an election year. The pundits are therefore speculating: Which party will win—and lose—at the polls in November?

Will the “coronavirus recession” harm Trump? Will it benefit Biden? Continue reading “The coronavirus recession and the election”