Trying to fathom the decisions of recent events can take you down two different paths. One sees profound incompetence while the other track is even darker
When you think about the events of the past few years it is easy to draw one of two conclusions.
It's either a masterclass in total political incompetence or a well executed strategy to embolden elites and enslave the rest of us.
You'll have to consider the evidence and make that determination for yourself.