Continuing from the post about many of the Big Boys coming back into the limelight, the Middle East and North Africa area is seeing all its Presidents-For-Life getting or in the process of getting the boot. Tunisia. Yemen. Egypt.
No idea whether this is genuine or not but Friday’s protest in Egypt had a manual. It’s titled “How to Protest Intelligently”!
Amidst all this, we have a communist successor who loves his punt.
Incidentally, all the above countries which have self-proclaimed rulers for life (and / or have handed them down to their successors in their respective families) are officially called “Democratic Republic”.