I didn’t intend it as a realistic solution, and I recognize you’re right about the historical record. They have just pulled so far away from us now that I don’t see any workable alternatives that don’t involve revolution, mass deaths and probable replacement of the sitting government with a worse, radical group of some sort as you must well know is the most common result of a power vacuum.

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