The opinion polls in many countries, including the UK and even more remarkably the USA, indicate that most people think their governments are doing a good job in dealing with this pandemic. I assume that's because people need to believe in their leaders in a crisis.
|Today's Daily Telegraph front page under preparation - how soon before the Tory press start asking the question: 'Why did you not act sooner?'|
But today, a mainstream media (MSM) outlet - the Daily Mirror - does ask the question 'How much longer will it be before this UK government is held accountable for its inaction in the first weeks of this pandemic?':
at least doing something.
taken so long to roll out blanket testing
Foreign Office's effort to repatriate Brits stranded overseas.
That gives an overview of the charges that can be laid against the Johnson administration. Here's a medley of further criticisms made in Skwarkbox posts over the last few days:
'Tories wasting what tests are available by ignoring calls from front-line staff to test even asymptomatic staff and that this is more important than testing critically-ill patients
(Saturday, 28 March 2020)
|Testing for Covid 19|