Bread and Circuses

The country is broke, students are rioting and it’s about to start snowing.

But that’s OK as a scion of our great and glorious ruling family has announced that he is getting married next year. And, to demonstrate their benevolence, our rulers have granted the lower orders an extra day off from our toil so that we can also celebrate the occasion. In fact we’ll have two four-day weekends separated by a three-day working week. Truly the generosity of our betters knows no bounds. Long may they rule over us.

Bread and circuses, my friends. It’s all just bread and circuses.

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