Bungled

The Myth That Democracies Bungled the Pandemic

The Myth That Democracies Bungled the Pandemic

The argument that authoritarian governments outperform democracies in a crisis has found new life during the coronavirus pandemic. The data tell a different story. The AtlanticAbout the author: Justin Esarey is an associate professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University who specializes in political methodology. The idea that dictatorships get things done…