On June 15, 1381, Wat Tyler, a leader of a peasant/laborer rebellion that swept England, was killed by the king's supporters.
Like the toad who wants to be the handsome prince, the lobbying group disguised as a business association was seduced by romantic Ayn Rand visions of sugar plum profits dancing at the mere idea of a white knight prancing into view.
The widening Murdoch scandal reminds us of Richard Nixon's Watergate meltdown, but Murdoch's actions have been far more insidious.
A country's attitude toward its unions is a good measure of their attitude toward democracy - their real attitude toward true democracy.
Marketed as a laugh-filled romp, "Four Lions" offers much more.