People are short on toilet paper because a herd of greedy, hysterical fools stampeded into stores like Costco and hoarded the supply. Some have now figured out that Wuhan virus has nothing to do with toilet paper, and that it will take them years to use the hundreds of rolls they have stacked up in the garage. But Costco isn’t taking it back. The same goes for other goods gathered by hoarders at everyone else’s expense:
As if thinking the hoarding craze would go on indefinitely, Costco appears to have overbought:
By the time this is over, TP may be going for a penny a roll. For now, you can still pay too much for it on eBay.
Thanks hoarders, for reminding us that we have something worse to fear than a virus: other people.