21 April 2020

George Packer: We are living in a Failed State (Atlantic)

George Packer in the current Atlantic. Here.

"The crisis demanded a response that was swift, rational, and collective. The United States reacted instead like Pakistan or Belarus—like a country with shoddy infrastructure and a dysfunctional government whose leaders were too corrupt or stupid to head off mass suffering."

I would change "or" to "and," as there is no doubt on either score. 


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