Circumstances where sending checks to people makes sense:
[ ] Record household savings
[ ] Inflation expectations increased
[ ] Strong real GDP growth forecast for the near future
[ ] The fiscal crisis disproportionately affected the lower classes while leaving the upper and middle classes virtually unaffected, making aid easier for those in need.
[x] The orange man tweeted about it to resent his own party and spoil the treasury secretary’s negotiated agreement, and the opposition party said it was a good idea.