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The horror of coronavirus is all too real. Don't turn it into an imaginary war | Marina Hyde

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Politicians may turn to platitudes about heroes or battlers or victories, but they can't disguise Britain's grim current reality The language of war is baked in to most of us, to one degree or other. Our new daily discourse runs deep with talk of field hospitals, frontlines, the battles against an invisible enemy. The shock of the news that prime minister Boris Johnson lies seriously ill in intensive care drew a tide of messages and well-wishes from world leaders and other politicians, many of which invoked a kind of martial courage. “You are a fighter and we need you back.” “He is a...
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