Editorial

Cabinet ministers need to win back the trust of the nation

03 May 2020 - 00:03 By SUNDAY TIMES EDITORIAL

Warfare involves secrecy, disinformation and propaganda. Bamboozling your enemy is often a way to beat him, perhaps best exemplified in the way the Allies painstakingly misled the Germans about the location of the D-Day landings in 1944.

The principle also applies to the world's war on Covid-19, the disease caused by a new virus that has run rings around scientific, social and political efforts to contain it...

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