Two things done by T&T make US action seem inevitable.
“The prime minister’s plans to have regular military patrols go on in the next few months. The patrols will be guided by health officers, and legislative power used to force compliance. “
For example, when the minister of transport makes a pronouncement on the subject of his ministry, he is making a pronouncement on something which although he has control over, really is more belonging to the ordinary man than it is to him. After all, I have never seen the minister of transport in a maxi.