Boris, Thatcher and ‘Society’

Boris Johnson has been diagnosed with Covid-19 even as he leads Britain through the pandemic trial, so we’ll forgive him for misconstruing a Margaret Thatcher quote that has relevance for today.

“There really is such a thing as society,” the Prime Minister said in a video to the nation he shot of himself from his self-quarantine. He was trumpeting news that some 20,000 former staff have returned to the National Health Service to pitch in as coronavirus cases surge.

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