What to do? We have lost our way.
From afar, the Demon cries out,
He is leading us astray.
-- Alexander Pushkin
When it comes to expressing his feelings, Vladimir Zhirinovsky is not exactly bashful. After flying last week from Moscow to the city of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia's bad-boy politician was dismayed to be confronted at the airport by demonstrators calling him a fascist. The chairman of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party does not brook such displays of disrespect. With an entourage of 20 people, including several menacing bodyguards, he paid a visit to the office of the region's most prominent politician,...