March 26, 2014

THE DUTCH DEMONSTRATE THE REPUBLICAN STYLE: “Dutch leaders not only are better at republican manners than ours are — no caesaropapist trappings for Mr. Rutte — but also offer a standing rebuke to American cultural practices by reminding us that it is possible to ride a bicycle without special shoes, a helmet, or spandex.”

The argument for the massive entourage surrounding traveling Presidents is security. But now that we know they’re often passed-out drunk anyway, maybe we should just leave them at home?