So, assuming one of them can defeat incumbent President Barack Obama, the athletic abilities of the four remaining Republican candidates might just turn out to be pretty important over the next four years
Names, like the people who give them, can be terrific liars.
Take, for example, the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea, which is not remotely democratic, run by the people or anything like a republic. (One almost longs for the days of the Austro-Hungarians and the Ottomans, when big, mean empires, while admittedly big and mean, were at least honest about being empires). Or consider the PATRIOT Act, whose provisions for spying on American citizens and trampling all over our basic civil liberties were anything but patriotic.