The Anonymous Widower

Are Dictators Stupid?

It would appear that Robert Mugabe has fallen for a scam where a mystic claims he can get diesel out of rock.  The story is here in The Times.

So he proves my title for a start.

This is one of my favourite books. The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy gives the full details on how the Nazis ran their economy. It shows them to be cruel, but also amazingly stupid.

October 1, 2010 - Posted by | News, World | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. |Yes I think they are, not just a big international style either, the little local ones who are department heads and leaders of local political groups etc. Power hungry and very very stupid, they always fall flat on their face in the end

    Comment by Liz P | October 1, 2010 | Reply


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