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We cannot discuss his politics here in the Lounge, which is just as well because I don't know the man that well, but I suppose now that he is in intensive care, it is in order to wish him well and a speedy recovery.
There was a time at the start of pandemic, where some believed society should just ride out the virus till herd immunity killed it. Maybe Boris was in that camp when he shook hands with patients in the hospital?
In any case, I don't believe we should under current circumstances be holding that argument against him. The man is clearly very sick and IMHO only sympathy is now appropriate.
With that country's sprawling informal settlements where hundreds of thousands of people live in close proximity, making social distancing nigh impossible, I fear for their future. Color me very concerned!