Carlson was the White House chief-of-staff during the early days of the outbreak. Rather than taking any steps to solve the zombie crisis, Carlson was only focused on staying in power. As a result, the crisis worsened in America while Carlson kept saying it wasn’t very serious, or that it was a problem like poverty that couldn’t be solved. Carlson’s account shows that government bureaucracy and petty politicking contributed to the spread of the virus.
Grover Carlson Character Timeline in World War Z
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Chapter 2: Blame
...matter was that they “gave this problem the amount of attention […] it deserved,” and Carlson agrees. The narrator wants to know if the government thought the Alpha teams were enough... (full context)