The Sign of a Great Statesman

From a Wall Street Journal article on otherwise nuanced diplomatic reactions to Russia recognizing Abkhazia (which I am pretty sure was in the title of one of the Harry Potter books) and South Ossetia as independent nations:

“In South Ossetia’s capital, Tskhinvali, President Eduard Kokoity celebrated by drinking a three-liter bowl of wine on the main square, news agencies reported.”

Forget reality game shows to pick the president, lets just make it a drinking game.