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The word of the day is kakistocracy. It’s a little obscure, since we traditionally haven’t had a lot of cause for the use of it. Comes from the Greek, where (as the Washington Post helpfully notes) “Kakistos is Greek for β€œworse,” so kakistocracy means government by the worst people.”

Shouldn’t be very hard to figure out why this word is suddenly trending hard, breaking recent records for lookups around online dictionary sites …

Although, it’s come up before, notably about a year ago. Then it seemed to quiet, and now it’s back. Hmm.

Oh, and there’s also this.

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