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The government's obsession with catchy slogans is distracting us from serious failings

Sep 29, 2020 - The Independent UK

Poor handling of measures such as test and trace is leading to more lockdown restrictions, rising infections and a heavier economic hit

Last week, the government announced tighter lockdown measures with the adage: "A stitch in time saves nine". And an anxious nation responded on cue, noting the chutzpah of a government so catastrophically late to a first Covid lockdown using this phrase for the second, or rolling eyes at this latest stand-in for rationally explained policy. Google saw a sp...