I often think, 'What type of ruler should I be? What famous ruler should I use as my model?'
Should it be Obama? Should it be George Washington, or Theodore Roosevelt?
Well, today I think I found the prototype for future ruler Nat: Silvio Berlusconi.
Who the hell is Silvio Berlusconi? I'm glad you asked.
Berlusconi, a former cruise ship singer turned media mogul, real estate and insurance tycoon and owner of the AC Milan 'football' team, is the current prime minister of Italy. He happens to be quite popular too, despite his scandal-wracked personal life and, of yeah, an OUTRIGHT DISDAIN for his job:
"Berlusconi says there's nothing simple about the prime minister's
"He said: 'I'm doing what I do with a sense of sacrifice. I don't
really like it. Not at all.'
"He added: 'Very often there is a lot of dirty dealing, there is really
the gutter press, worse than that, the shameless and sickly. It's a difficult
life to be responsible for leading the government in a country like
This is the exact combination of shame, embarrassment and disdain I look forward to bringing you thirty years down the line.