The Volokh Conspiracy
Mostly law professors | Sometimes contrarian | Often libertarian | Always independent
[1.] Elon Musk
[2.] has been promoting Dogecoin,
[3.] and Doges were the rulers of Venice,
[4.] with a title cognate to the English Duke or Latin Dux,
[5.] but also …
Il Duce, which is to say Benito Mussolini,
[6.] notorious Fascist, whose party was named after the fasces,
the ancient Roman symbol of magisterial authority
[7.] that also appears on
the official seal of the shadowy eminences grise at the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.
Connect the dots, sheeple!
[Credits: All images from Wikipedia, except the Administrative Office seal.]