Gavin Baker+ Your Authors @GavinSBaker Husband, Becky Painter. CIO, Atreides Management. Former PM, Fidelity OTC fund. investorfieldguide.com/baker/ No investment advice, views all my own. Apr. 04, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

1) Superb article.

All I could think about while reading it was “The Guns of August” and the institutional failures, flawed assumptions and misjudgments that led to World War I which all participants believed would last only a few weeks.

 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2020/04/04/coronavirus-government-dysfunction/?arc404=true 

2) The failures were at multiple agencies, at multiple levels of government and across both political parties.

i.e. My impression is that NYC initial response might have been worse than the initial Federal response.

3) Successes have been bipartisan as well. Newsom in California and DeWine in Ohio.

Although obviously no response mattered more than the Federal response.


You can follow @GavinSBaker.



Bookmark

____
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Since you’re here...

... we’re asking visitors like you to make a contribution to support this independent project. In these uncertain times, access to information is vital. Threader gets 1,000,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Your financial support will help two developers to keep working on this app. Everyone’s contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support Threader by becoming premium or by donating on PayPal. Thank you.