The Day – ‘Never bet against America’


Recent world events, political and economic divisions, and the Covid outbreak have taken a toll on many Americans. People lack confidence in the strength of our economy and institutions to overcome these challenges. Some see the United States as declining in economic power and world influence.

Last February, I was watching a Bloomberg TV show reporting on Warren Buffett’s annual letter discussing the economy. Despite the rising number of covid cases and business closures, his message included a powerful reminder of the resilience of America: “In its brief 232 years of existence, there has been no incubator for unleashing human potential like America. Despite some severe interruptions our country’s economic progress has been breathtaking. Beyond that, we retain our constitutional aspiration of becoming a more perfect union……Our unwavering conclusion: Never bet against America.”

I nodded to myself, but the two young correspondents smirked in…

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