New Democracies

When an activity is new or new to you it can be exciting an awkward and joyous and full of missteps and stepping back to take another run at it.  Forming a new government works pretty much the same way.  Take out the old government, not just the people but the roles that they played, decide on an entirely new form of government, then, while you’re defining roles and transitioning power, try to figure out how the governed works with all of this, get messaging out there, change an ancient and ingrained culture while you’re at it and please do it on a dime while everyone is watching.…