You wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy. Or should you?

Because horrible as the coronavirus is, it could be the lesson that some in society—mostly the rich and powerful—have needed for some time. Look at what happened to Boris Johnson. The privileged and overconfident British prime minister was still defiantly shaking hands with strangers and pooh-poohing the pandemic while most of his peers in Europe were ordering lockdowns. (Talk about taking Brexit too far.)