Archive for May 2013
What’s with all the enthusiasm for finding a living Anastasia? Do people look at Russia and think, “What they need is more autocracy” ?
Here’s the thing about monarchy: it’s hereditary. If you’re trying to destroy a monarchy, you kill the kids. Is it fucked up? Sure. But it wouldn’t happen if Russia were using elections or sortition or some kind of not-completely-stupid way to choose rulers.