Given government’s infinite capacity to get things wrong, it’s extraordinary how the public continues to accept more of it.
The international response to the current pandemic has surely highlighted the duplicity, incompetence and conceit inherent in those who govern and the naivety of those governed.
For instance, in February 2020, amidst spiralling infections, the World Health Organisation counselled, ‘This is a time for facts, not fear.’
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