Monday, 5 November 2012

How to pick a leader

Tomorrow, after a campaign costing $6bn, about half the population of the United States will bother to express a preference for President.

On Thursday, the Politburo in Bejing will inform us who they have decided should govern China for the next decade.

Yesterday the Coptic church chose their new Pope who will lead their 18 million members. A child, himself picked by ballot, was blindfolded and drew the name of the new Pope from a glass bowl containing three names.

As a way of choosing a leader, I'm with the Coptics.

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