Americans abhor socialism yet vote and parade for dominating leaders and social controls without realizing they may have created a top down system of brigands and bullies. Perhaps never in history have a people delivered more to the top.
In this era of tremendous volatile argument as we seem to die for a democracy we have never built, isn’t it a surprise that the people of Russia seem to be ignoring their gaggle of greats and the puppets of the Presidium while, ninety years after he was executed, Tsar Nicholas II is leading a tight race to be named the greatest Russian in history?
Maybe the poll is sour. In 2005, a similar USA poll named Ronald Reagan the “Greatest American” which to me is the equivalent of naming Tom Cruise the greatest among religions.
So many poor architects of our lives; so few builders…