I think the fundamental thing about Delta and the economy is this: The places that are going to be hit worst by it are unlikely to lock back down, and the places where people might be willing to lock back down aren't going to be hit as badly by it.
In highly vaccinated blue states, people will still get it, but if the UK is any preview, the stress on the health care system won't be that bad, which will reduce pressure to close things back up.
Delta could still mess with things, both in obvious ways—some people will become more hesitant to travel and go out—and in unpredictable ones. But I'm just much less worried about the economic threat than the public health threat in low-vax communities.

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