'The rumours that Xi Jinping would follow Putin down the path of the perpetual president are no longer rumours.'
By TAMAR LEWIN
Universities with programs in countries with autocratic governments are wrestling with how to respond to actions that fly in the face of democratic principles.
"Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three — and paradise is when you have none." — Doug Larson
The Cato Institute, headquarters of the nation’s libertarian academy, occupies a stunning steel-and-glass tower on Massachusetts Avenue, boasting the kind of light-filled, contemporary opulence you would expect to find in Silicon Valley.
All the while, he cultivated friends in high places, and acquired opulent homes in New York — where is company had little business — Toronto, Palm Beach and London.
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fly in the face of
in high places 要職にある; 権威筋の.
opulent Show phonetics
expensive and luxurious:
an opulent lifestyle
an opulent hotel
opulence Show phonetics
━━ a. 富んだ; 豊富な.
op・u・lence, op・u・len・cy ━━ n. 富; 豊富.