Is It Really The Worst Year Ever?

Probably not.

2021 got off to an inauspicious start. Source: The Undefeated

2020 was objectively one of the worst years of the past century. American life expectancy declined for the first time in twenty years. A world-altering pandemic shut down life, leading to millions of layoffs and nearly half a million deaths in a span of nine months. The daily news brought an onslaught of stories about lockdowns, case numbers, and ineffective leaders at every level of…