The Socialist Left government of the state of Victoria in Australia routinely trashes basic democratic rights. Today 160 people demonstrating for freedom were fined $1652 dollars each
5 million healthy innocent people are imprisoned in their own homes as part of the worst lockdown in the world.
Businesses are going to the wall.
But if a socialist government can destroy the private business sector, then the socialists believe they have done something good.
The Cornavirus death toll figures frequently quoted do not differentiate between those whose death is caused by Coronavirus alone and those whose death is also the result of other comorbidities.
In Victoria a conservative former premier, Jeff Kennett, has called this aspect of the figures into question but the current premier has refused to discuss the distinction.
You can’t rule by fear if you discuss the facts.
So socialists refuse to even talk.