After a year of pandemic, people have not lost faith in democracy. That gives cause for hope.
Once again on Monday, the population of an entire country was given the status of underage children, to whom the strict legal guardians, after hours of anxious waiting, announce what they have to do and, above all, not to do in the coming weeks. No contradiction or objection is provided. This is how it works in strict nurseries. Except that in our case the children are citizens of a democratic state and the legal guardians are a democratically legitimized government.
Granted, a pandemic can …