How Dominic Cummings wasted the greatest opportunity of his life
Britain's 'digital Machiavelli' embodied a data revolution, but his abrasiveness cost him dearly. Boris Johnson’s chief adviser had a vision of government by data. But when the pandemic gave him a chance to remake the British state, he flunked it. Hal Hodson and Kat Hall chronicle Dominic Cummings' downfall for The Economist's 1843 magazine.