JONNY STEINBERG: Unhealthy US still blessed with vigorous institutions
While its response to Covid seems to follow the mistakes of 9/11, the Fed and internet companies are acting with alacrity
Writing in the Business Day a week after the attack on the World Trade Center in New York, former editor Ken Owen painted an arresting image.
He wrote of FBI agents combing the rubble in downtown New York, one broken piece of masonry after the other, literally leaving no stone unturned. Do not mess with the US, was the message of his column. It has the resources, the determination and the sheer bloody-mindedness to come after you wherever you are.