I am aware that I am surrounded by people who feel that they could do the job better, strong people with powerful characters, but for better or worse, the crown has landed on my head.
That’s the thing about unhappiness. All it takes is for something worse to come along and you realize it was actually happiness after all.
When you’ve been in my position as long as I have, you see how quickly and how often a nation’s fortunes can change. Joblessness, recession, crises, war. All of these things have a way of correcting themselves. Countries bounce back. People do. Because they simply have to.