You could see it would come to this. No, not the coronavirus. We’re talking about the never-ending onslaught of e-mails from companies eager to “share” their “response” to the coronavirus.

What began as necessary, early-days communications from companies such as airlines, updating a concerned and confused public about what they were doing to mitigate the spread of a deadly virus, have, in that uniquely American way, become a crass means to sell crap. Hucksterism wrapped in fear.