When you think of essential workers during the age of the Trump-Virus, you probably think of frontline workers in hospitals, or perhaps the people stocking the shelves at the grocery store, or the kid delivering said groceries, perhaps the firefighter or maybe the average millionaire at Goldman Sachs working to make trades happen faster.
Wall Street could get a shot in the arm in the coming months, while much of Main Street waits months for their COVID inoculations. Lenders, bank tellers, and traders could jump ahead of most Americans for vaccines, after such remedies receive emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration, potentially putting financial industry workers ahead of those aged above 65, adults with medical issues and the rest of the U.S. population. The American Bankers Association said it has asked for the CDC to designate financial services industry as “essential workers,” following guidelines issued by the Department of Homeland Security.
To which there is only one possible reply, and Scissorhead Monkeyfister has the last word: