Any day now, something strange is going to happen to our perception of the US: the script is going to be flipped. The nation will go from basket case to boomtown. It will morph from pariah to powerhouse.
We’ve become so used to feeling sorry for the US. It’s the country with the COVID-19 crisis where, at its peak, more than 300,000 people a day were being infected. More than half a million Americans have died since the beginning of the pandemic.