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Moral stories about a populist and a dictator

“Obey.”
“What?”
“No understand, obey. I prefer it. “
“Yes, of course, I agree!”
“Was that enough?”
“No, it was the first step. Secondly, once I saw that I have to talk to everyone and I have to use very simple words, I asked myself: what should I say to them?“
“What did you understand?”
“I saw that I should put people one against each other and, above all, foment their most obtuse fears.”
“Come on... I just think of that all the time, imagine if I don’t tell it my citizens. And then?”
“Then, here’s the third point, a fundamental one.”
“What?”
“Once elected, I must understand better who my enemies are.”
“It's easy for me, I'm a dictator, so my enemies are the Democrats.”
“In theory they should be mine too, but the truth is...”
“What do you mean?”
“Well, you know, things are a bit more confusing, in my country so I rely on the facts.”

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