What the Elite Look for in Tomorrow’s “Leaders”

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At what perhaps is the world’s most elite boarding school, having spawned 19 British Prime Minsters and given tutelage to countless aristocrats, 12-year-olds at Eton College wanting to earn a scholarship (perhaps because they are relatively poor but ambitious, scrapper types likely to do well in politics) were asked to imagine themselves as the Prime Minister and justify in a speech to the nation why using the military and killing dozens to put down a series of protests was “necessary and moral.”

(Thanks to Tom Larson).

11:47 am on May 27, 2013