Failing the COVID test: how technocrats, politicians, and We the People let us down

Source: Niskanen Center
by Danielle Allen & Glen Weyl

“The story of the U.S. failure to meet the moment back in 2020 is a tale of well-intentioned experts falling into the traps of technocracy; politicians calculating primarily about electoral gains; and a polarized public seeing every fact as either a rabbit or a duck depending on how partisans squinted — leaving politicians no room for compromise.” (11/10/22)