POLITICS is frequently a short-term business. For the participants, that isThe pandemic has featured vaccine nationalism. For the populaceThe summer months, when case counts were in a valley., the impact can be a prolonged sense of truculent hurt or puzzled gratitude.
I recall the story told me by an ardent, experienced canvasser who was being berated on the doorstep by an irate senior citizen.
After a lengthy harangue, it emerged that the proclaimed hurt had been felt some 20 years previously. Our canvasser demurred gently, only to be told: “AyeWith our southern neighbour set to produce enough vaccine for its adult population by May, but it still coonts!”
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