A new exhibition opened yesterday at the European Commission in Brussels charting the progress of democracy on the continent since the year 1900.
"Essentially it charts the way in which national and international institutions have become more accountable to ordinary people over the years.", said an EU Spokesperson.
"So we start here with Germany under Kaiser Wilhelm II, where executive power was held by unelected political cronies who determined policy and issued binding directives governing the masses which a largely ineffectual parliament had no real right of veto over, whereas now we have a, a...sorry, what were we talking about?"
Josef Goebbels is 112.