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This pandemic is obviously a black swan because political leadership in many countries certainly did not predict it, prepare for it, or react quickly to it.

Our own government predicted it. WHO predicted it, and communicated the prediction to every government on Earth. My family talked about what we would do if such a thing happened and prepared for it waaaaay back in the 90’s, and we have 96 year old Mom safely cocooned with over a month more of food in her own home with one dear 80 year old friend.

W Bush and Obama, with bipartisan support from Congress, set up and funded Pandemic Preparedness staff, emergency supplies etc....

So, the Pandemic is White Swan all the way.

The perhaps Black Swan was the perhaps unpredictable fact that governance in the world is increasingly unable to walk, chew gum, and long term remember what its job is besides just in time performative artifice....

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