The Supreme Chief and his Supreme Sidekick in a huddle attempting to determine what to do to counter the more and more unhealthy press they’re getting amid the rising tide of Covid instances within the nation.
Supreme Chief: Increasingly individuals are blaming me for having single-handedly – or, fairly, single-mindedly – turned our nation from the common saviour within the pandemic by being the largest vaccine produce on Earth and having the fewest instances of the virus to now being a basket case needing assist from everybody, together with our arch adversaries, China and Pakistan. It’s not truthful! It’s not my fault all this has occurred. It’s the fault of the system.
Supreme Sidekick: However, Boss, you’re the system.
SL: I’m? Golly, I by no means considered that. In reality, I by no means considered a lot in any respect besides drumming up as many individuals as I may to all these rallies we held in that place whose title I neglect now, besides that it begins with a B, and a fats lot of excellent that did us.
SS: Boot begins with a B. Perhaps that’s the title you possibly can’t bear in mind. Anyway, critics are saying that as an alternative of rallying on this B place you must have been rallying spherical getting extra vaccines and oxygen produced, each of which we desperately want.
SL: So what can we do now?
SS: What we do now could be observe frequent hand washing.
SL: Frequent hand washing to guard towards the coronavirus?
SS: No. Frequent handwashing to guard towards the more severe virus: the virus of blame. We wash our palms ceaselessly of the entire thing. We additionally keep social distancing.
SL: Social distancing from individuals who can infect us?
SS: No. Social distancing from any insurance policies which might infect us. We should distance ourselves from all insurance policies, previous, current and future. That means we stay escape goats.
SL: You imply scapegoats.
SS: No. I imply escape goats. We escape by making others into scapegoats.
SL: The place’ll we discover these scapegoats?
SS: No downside. Hasn’t the nation been changed into a nation of 1.3 billion bakras…?
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