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Britain’s “kakistocracy”?

(Monday/Tuesday blog)

Britain’s “kakistocracy”?

I’d like to thank a reader for making me aware of the word “Kakistocracy”. A kakistocracy (/kækɪˈstɒkrəsi/, /kækɪsˈtɒkrəsi/) is a system of government that is run by the worst, least qualified, and/or most unscrupulous citizens.

The word was coined as early as the seventeenth century. It apparently comes from the Greek […]