That’s in lost productivity due to people stopping work and watching the hearings.
I assume we are not counting profits for bars that were open early and slinging drinks all morning, which I suppose would subtract from the total lost productivity. For the bars, I mean. Although that might be canceled out be people returning to work drunk.
Folks, unless it’s to stop and read White House Dossier, you need to be focused on your jobs during the day. You know that.
Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Web traffic for any news website, including this one, is highest on weekdays during work hours. Things don’t really get going until 9 am ET, and weekends are a bust.