"Rabbi, is there a prayer for the Tsar?"So "The White House wants to appoint a high-powered czar" to take charge of a couple of our more pressing imperial wars. You kids today with your Pokemon and your biometric IDs and your text messaging should have no trouble noting that czar could sound an awful lot like see-zar, and bang-wollop: You mean czar is a russification of Caesar? Holy Gaul, Batman. Give that man some legions, and a river to cross . . .
"A prayer for the Tsar? Of course. [sings] May God bless and keep the Tsar . . . far away from us."