A new economic stimulus package from the new Congress should be part of the Democratic platform adopted in Philadelphia. People are hurting, even as a relative minority are doing marginally better.
Such a plan will help put a dent in the Trump candidacy, should he survive as the nominee after the Republican convention. Even if he fails to be nominated, the Democrats not some kind of program to get this country really moving again. The details can be worked out. But the message must go out: Democrats are willing to do something meaningful to lessen the pain of economic dislocation and suffering.