White men make up just 31% of the American population, but hold 65% of public elected offices, according to a jarring new study released by the Reflective Democracy Campaign, a project of the Women Donors Network. Women, despite comprising more than half the population, fill only 29% of the 42,000 local, state and national offices surveyed.
Stalin tried to kill Yugoslavian leader Tito 22 times. Tito then wrote a letter in reply saying: “Stop sending people to kill me. If you don’t stop sending killers, I’ll send one to Moscow, and I won’t have to send a second.”