By Frank Hurtte
River Heights Consulting
Headline news–These surveys have a short half-life. Sitting down at the keyboard about ten days ago, I was enjoying a double shot of optimism. The more rational TV news folks were talking about the downward trends in COVID. Optimism was trickling from the pour spout like the first drink at the launch of an AHTD happy hour. Today’s news doesn’t seem so happy. We’re going to dive into that point later in this survey.