"It would be terrible if an epidemic of tit-for-tat world leader
assassinations broke out. Imagine if it spread to Davos-types in
Yes, how could we possibly live in such a world.
Luckily it's quite unimaginable. Can you imagine imagining such a thing? I couldn't dream of dreaming it up.
Though this is exactly the sort of thing America's Thousand Emperors system is designed to thwart. How can you assassinate the leader(s) if nobody knows who they really are? At best you can make slight glitches in the system as they have to replace their idiot gophers. At worst they replace them with smarter gophers, just because the previous batch was from scraping the bottom of the barrel.