Story of a populist and a dictator

Once upon a time there was a populist and a dictator.
The populist said: “Listen, you won’t believe it, but I am the leader of my country.”
“Really?” Said the dictator. “Me too!”
“Yes, all right, but you can’t imagine how I became head of the nation.”
“Tell me”, replied the dictator, “but hurry up, I have to go and get other laws done to increase my power.”
“Me too!” The populist exclaimed. “Anyway, I was talking about how I became the leader. So, first, I asked myself: who are my potential voters?”
“I call them subjects.”
“Who?”
“The citizens, I called them subjects of my dominion.”
“Me too! But not on live microphones, obviously...”

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Alessandro GhebreigziabiherAlessandro Ghebreigziabiher

Scrittore, drammaturgo, narratore, attore e regista teatrale.
Author, playwright, storyteller, stage actor and director.


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