Boris is back, and he is now sounding more reasonable. He, quite rightly, has said that the lockdown will not end prematurely – a second, more deadly outbreak is still possible, one that might, just like in the 1918 Pandemic, will potentially see the young die as well as the old. Actions will speak louder than words, but the words are encouraging nonetheless.
We are glad the Prime Minister is well and back, but we don’t have the memory of a gold fish. Boris Johnson has said some shockingly stupid things – and his, along with his government’s failure to act early, may result in a Chilcot-style enquiry, as Tory MP Toby Ellwood stated recently.
Here are some stupid things Boris has said:
“One of the theories is perhaps you could take it on the chin, take it all in one go and allow the disease to move through the population without really taking as many draconian measures. I think we need to strike a balance.”
These were Boris Johnson’s chilling words in early March on the ITV This Morning programme – and it’ll be some of the many unfortunate things he said that’ll potentially be his very downfall.
On the 3rd March: “I was shaking hands continuously, I was at a hospital the other night, there were a few coronavirus patients and I shook hands with everybody, you’ll be pleased to know, and I continue to shake hands…” You can watch him saying this by clicking here.
The Guardian has created a chronological time line of the government’s advice (along with it’s continuous failure) to put the nation into lockdown, this can be read by clicking here.
Boris is to blame, but the British people who repeatedly voted in a Political Party hell-bent on destroying the NHS are, somewhat to be blamed too. If all these applauses for the NHS still result in 4-5 more years of Tory rule, it’ll prove the saying that all nations deserve the rulers and governments that they get
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