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  •  I wonder, in this era of Leadership by Schmuck, (3+ / 0-)

    if those "Fearless" and "Magnificent" leaders weren't truly as asinine as the current crop, but that history has done a remake of their character to give us something to aspire to.


    Propaganda is the executive arm of the invisible government. ~ Edward Bernays

    by 4Freedom on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 10:39:01 AM PDT

    •  For the more flattering names (1+ / 0-)
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      Monsieur Georges

      it was probably simple flattery. Kings had the power to just say "Off with his head!" But there were less flattering ones, like "the Bald," and "the Fat," to name a couple.

      Someone feeling wronged is like someone feeling thirsty. Don’t tell them they aren’t. Sit with them and have a drink. - Lemony Snicket

      by Floja Roja on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 12:26:55 PM PDT

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