Let’s talk about the grim realities of the coronavirus at the dinner table
After days of worrying over and grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, can a person be forgiven for a moment of groping for a bright side? Granted, facing almost certainly the worst societal threat of this century, even Ronald Reagan’s apocryphal young optimist would have to shovel awfully deep to find his pony. But can we permit ourselves to try, just briefly?
Originally published: March 19, 2020
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post