@@ 39,7 39,7 @@ The three major events were:
Daniel Andrews, Victoria's Premier, is widely liked, and he's largely been
credited with producing the results we've seen locally, the likes of which have
credited with producing the results we've had locally, the likes of which have
only really been seen in Taiwan, New Zealand and Singapore. We've had our
share of anti-lockdown protests, too, but overall the sentiment has been that
Victorians have been willing to accept discomfort up front to mitigate a
@@ 57,7 57,7 @@ months.
It's a fucking pandemic. You don't just ask everyone nicely to please do the
right thing, because that's not human beings work at the population level. If
you _actually_ want to beat it, you need to be realistic about what works.
Ideals falls flat in the face of an airborne pathogen. If there are any doubts
Ideals fall flat in the face of an airborne pathogen. If there are any doubts
about that, please consult [the big red number at the top
left](https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html). Empirically, government
interference gets it done[^hif].