What I wrote isn't politics. It's fact.starkmonster wrote: ↑Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:24 pmSeriously? It really is like the last days of Rome, this kind of thinking worries me that western civilisation is truly finished. The Chinese rallied behind their leaders and institutions at a time of existential crisis, while a significant proportion of our population are still finger pointing, sharpening daggers and looking for political points.
Time will tell whether the policies of Boris and the British government made the correct choices with the information and the resources they had at hand, hindsight being a fine thing.
But what I do know is that like other great leaders from our long and proud history, he stood by the call he made, stood by his principles and stood on the front line with everyone else, when he could have quite easily sat at the rear issuing commands to the rest of us in complete safety.
For me that is heroic behaviour, and regardless of whether I'm a political fan or not, for that he will always have my respect.
Talking of making covid a political point, I see Fauci has been getting death threats. I wonder why that is?
Top US coronavirus expert Dr. Fauci responds to added security detail after threats: 'I've chosen this life'.
https://www.foxnews.com/us/fauci-corona ... th-threats
If you want to make it political, Corbyn would have already injected an enormous amount of money into the NHS and social services. He would also have followed WHO advice of testing, testing, testing.
I know you're probably on about herd immunity and expect the economy to be one of the ones to kick start first. Hard to see when considering the economic effect of brexit We shall have to wait and see. Meanwhile nurses and doctors are working with a particularly virulent and transmissible virus without PPE.