Trump vs The Prince

by , under Books, Politics

‘It is not reasonable that they know how to rule, having always lived as private citizens… the first bad weather kills them.’

Reaching for something to read before bed the other day, I pulled down Machiavelli’s classic book on the dark art of state-craft, The Prince.

Chapter VII begins thus:

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500 years before Trump, it seems that Machiavelli had his number.


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