Yes, it is a serious question.

You seem to feel that even when there is massive unemployment due to economic disruption, people will still have the money to go on vacation.

The loss of those jobs -without comparable employment to replace them — means that banks will be suffering, grocery stores will be suffering, the stock market will be suffering.

And a little ripple through all of the economy will mean more jobs lost and less wages. People go on vacation because they’re secure in their employment (or because they’re 20 and clueless). In 2010, 57% of Americans said they had cut back on vacations because of the Great Recession. That recession was a correction to a bubble. Any recession based on this kind of a disruption would be even more severe.

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