Not sure what this says about the national psyche but here’s something to consider: The prepper and doomer products have hit clearance. This doesn’t happen when demand is steady.
Is the fear finally subsiding?
This was Costco last fall (on 9/11 of all days):
…and now here’s Target today, via Barbarian Capital:
Liquidating the emergency rations? I fear that while the economic crisis may be ebbing, there’s no possible reason that we should not be concerned about the coming North Korean / alien invasion that is surely in the works.