EPISODE 120: The Government’s lost the (badly ventilated) room

Shit got real again this week as the COVID surge escalated, and HSE chief Paul Reid issued a crisis management directive. So the government obviously stood up to the task of introducing mitigation strategies, right? Well, em, no.

They popped a midnight curfew on clubs and continued to talk about washing your hands.

We’re looking at a cataclysmic week for the govt where things were reduced to arguing over who was going to pay for their own antigen tests (how noble) and who was throwing teachers under the bus off mic (or not) rather than talking about how the hell we’re going to get out of this fine mess, without simple relying on the silver bullet of the vaccine.

The mood has changed. The room’s been lost. But what now?