The four stage strategy, applicable to Boris Johnson and coronavirus

As ever, there is a Yes, Prime Minister or Yes Minister sketch for the political situation. In this case, to explain Boris Johnson’s coronavirus strategy:

The clip comes from the episode, ‘A Victory for Democracy’, first broadcast over thirty years before we’d heard of COVID-19. It’s a tribute to the script writing skills of Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn that such an old show still has so many scenes so relevant to current events.

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