A screed from Lileks (scroll down):
Not “encourage.” Not “exalt.” Not “inspire by example.” MAKE. It’s always MAKE with these people. If you can’t make people do things, how are you going to get anything done? That Volga Canal isn’t going to dig itself, you know.
Piers should go back to Old Blighty, which will be more politically accommodating to his incipient fascism these days.