Anger and the election of competent, principled politicians
We have experienced many natural disasters where the state was unable to rise to the occasion. We have also experienced tragedies where the human factor played the leading role - and by that I mean incompetent political leaderships through the years and across parties that survive thanks to clientelism, and who lack the ability to plan long-term strategies and implement short-term actions, and are unable to manage difficult situations when they arise.
Will we learn from the mistakes that often cost lives apart from the enormous material damage they always cause?
In two months we will have elections. Where will the pain, the anger, the rage lead? Some will abstain, some will vote for "anti-systemic" parties because the mainstream parties have let them down. But is this the solution? To vote emotionally in order to demolish something, instead of voting logically to...
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