by David Stockman
The mainstream narrative is so corrupted by greed, sloth, and groupthink that it has become a caricature of itself. In plain English, what is held to be true by the powers-that-be is flat-out unreliable, unhinged, and unsustainable.
For instance, the mainstream media is giddy about the new stock market forecast from Goldman’s chief equity strategist, David Kostin.
According to this overpaid genius, the silver bullet of a COVID vaccine is now assured, owing to the Pfizer announcement, so we will soon be back to normal, and the S&P 500 will soar to 4,300 by the end of 2021.
Back up the trucks!