Naked Emperor

Life these days is a constant “the Emperor has no clothes” situation.

The people who are supposedly in charge do not genuinely know much more than you do about the world and how it is spinning. They can guess at probabilities of success, but an honest assessment never precisely assures victory; that information has to be kept from the public when the cheerleading begins. If this is matched by a vainglorious bid to leverage the power a public position entails into something grander, we quickly reach the point where amateurs can do as well or better.

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