Wednesday, May 12, 2010
This just in from Czarist Russia.
Like most social organizations, whether they're frat houses, corporations or the military, certain behaviors tend to prevail and behavioral types tend to emerge. Right now I'm reading a book called "Russia Against Napoleon" by Dominic Lieven and in it the Commander in Chief of the forces allied against Napoleon had this to say about a few of his key subordinates: [I am...] "surrounded by weaklings, fops of every sort, creators of eccentric schemes, intriguers, idiots, chatterers and fault-finders."
Posted by george tannenbaum at 7:13 AM