I received a  copy of Antifragility, the latest book by Nassim Taleb who previously authored the The Black Swan. He writes in the book’s Prologue, “At no point in history, have so many…with no personal exposure, exerted so much control (over the lives of others who are at risk)” That comment brought to mind the blowhards in the Potomac Wind Ensemble, a.k.a., our elected representatives who are so willing for the country to suffer on behalf of the their vendettas or “principles.