Let´s call a spade a spade, eh?March 25, 2009 Tim WorstallPolitics5 CommentsTonight I\’m going to see Mikhail Gorbachev, last dictator of the Soviet Union. previousThank heavens for flexible exchange ratesnextOh dear 5 thoughts on “Let´s call a spade a spade, eh?” dearieme March 25, 2009 at 5:31 pm So far. El Draque March 25, 2009 at 9:09 pm True. But not a very good one. What kind of dictator allows himself to be taken hostage by one set of foes and then released by his bitter enemy? Who then restores him to nominal power? TomJ March 26, 2009 at 1:24 am What’d’ye mean “so far”? There is no longer a Soviet Union. As and when the Kremlin tries to resert its power over the old Empire I dare say it will employ a few consultants to come up with a new brand… Serf March 26, 2009 at 9:46 am As opposed to Putin, the current dictator of Russia. Squander Two March 26, 2009 at 7:42 pm Not that I’d put it past Putin to become a dictator if need be, but, so far, the bloody idiots keep voting for the bastard. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.