Donald Trump’s ‘kakistocracy’ is not the first, but it’s revived an old word

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the Guardian—When John Brennan used a 17th-century word to describe the US presidency, Twitter went wild – but what does it mean? Rarely does an ancient Greek portmanteau word spark a Twitterstorm. But that’s what happened when the former director of the CIA John Brennan took to Twitter and accused Donald Trump of running a “kakistocracy”. This tweet sparked a 13,700% increase in people looking up the word using the online version of the Merriam Webster dictionary. These curious souls would have found a...

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