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Worldwide madness in the time of plague

From Harper’s Weekly Review: In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro flouted the government’s recommendation to stay indoors, and gangs in Rio de Janeiro enforced their own lockdown. “If the government won’t do the right thing, organized crime will,” their official statement … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson, in one short burst

Daily debacles have defined Johnson’s misrule. His is already a primer in ineptitude — and he hasn’t even tried to buy Greenland. –Roger Cohen, “Boris Johnson’s Do-or-Die Debacle,” in today’s New York Times

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Rhetorical question: have Britons gone nuts (along with us)?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Item one: In the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, a wealthy, New York City–born former journalist with dyed blond hair who is currently divorcing his second wife, was sworn in as the country’s newest prime minister. In … Continue reading

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