Why this July Fourth felt like a celebration

What a difference a year and a president can make. Last July 4th was anything but a celebration. Our country was being ravaged by Covid. The daily death toll was nearly 500 a day and climbing — on the way to over 3,000 daily deaths by January 2021. The national unemployment rate in June 2020 was over 11%, with record jobless numbers in Massachusetts, (17.4%), New Jersey (16.6%) and New York (15.7%)