Merry moral contract: A COVID Christmas Carol

COMMENTARY

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain Illustration by John Leech 1843

Will the Spirit of Post-COVID Christmas Yet to Come cheer up Ebenezer Legault?

The virus was not dead: to begin with.

Ebenezer Legault was busy in his accountability house, keeping an eye on his humble finance clerk Girard, shivering in his dismal little cubicle trying to balance the ledger.

Into the office with a tinkle of a bell came two gentlemen, representatives of the tavern-keepers’ and gym-owners’ benevolent societies.