So it's with a mix of humour and depression that I read this:
The End of the Salad Days in SomaliaIt's a good thing Ayn Rand lends herself so easily to parody. I just wish every horse's ass I knew in high school hadn't tried to justify his horse-assedness with "objectivism."
Fifteen glorious years without a central government in Somalia! It was typically described as a "power vacuum," as if the absence of a taxing, regulating, coercing junta is an unnatural state of affairs, one that cannot and should not last....
Since that time, Somalia has done quite well for itself, thank you (BBC: "Telecoms Thriving in Lawless Somalia").