https://fee.org/articles/8-ways-big-government-botched-the-covid-pandemic/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020_FEEWeekly

The Failures Were Predictable

There is a reason proponents of a limited government continue to ring the alarm on the expansion of authority. We know that the government harms people, even when it’s carried out with good intentions or by leaders whom we “like.” And the past year has certainly highlighted that.

 

It can be assumed that most in politics desired to prevent death and despair in the country over the past year, but arrogance in their own abilities and blind faith in central planning made the pandemic even worse than it otherwise would have been.