Switzerland: Any Connection?

Fact No. 1: In a recent Gallup poll of statesmen and diplomats in 40 nations, Switzerland was chosen as the "best-governed nation in the world" #151;followed by Britain and Sweden, with the U.S. sixth.

Fact No. 2: Last week the entire top echelon of the Swiss government—the seven-man Federal Council, or Cabinet—was off on vacation.

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