It’s the pandemic, stupid: Morrison scrambles for excuses as fatigue and frustration build | Katharine Murphy | The Guardian

Prime Minister Scott Morrison via video from the lodge during question time in the house of representatives, Parliament House Canberra.

It’s not me driving you nuts, he suggested implicitly to people watching the press conference at one point, it’s the pandemic making you cranky, wearing you down. “It’s the pandemic, that’s the reason why these things are happening, and happening not just in Australia but in all places around the world”. Yes, it’s the pandemic. For sure. But Morrison can’t absolve himself of responsibility for the roads not taken. The coronavirus didn’t stop Australia getting Pfizer, or failing to vaccinate workers, or failing to roll out dedicated quarantine facilities. That’s on him.

Source: It’s the pandemic, stupid: Morrison scrambles for excuses as fatigue and frustration build | Katharine Murphy | The Guardian

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