COVID-19 bipartisanship vanishes as the GOP decides opposing Biden is more important than saving Americans
The U.S. Capitol Building, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Washington, D.C.. - Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS

President’s Joe Biden’s signature Friday on the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is going to be the only place on the urgently needed COVID-19 relief package with his name. Unlike his predecessor, who slapped “President Donald J. Trump” on millions of paper checks (and also put his jagged John Hancock on 90 million letters sent to mailboxes), Biden is forgoing the self-promotion. That’s an insignificant change from the earlier rounds of economic help from a united Washington to a nation suffering from COVID-inflicted massive unemployment, flat broke state and local governments, closed busine...