Browsing: June 12

A Brief History On June 12, 1987, Emperor Bokassa, former leader of the Central African Empire, was sentenced to death for atrocities during his reign of 13 years.  At least he was acquitted of cannibalism!  Goofy leaders like Bokassa have appeared throughout history and continue to appear.  Here we list 10 such buffoons, people of massive egos, incredible cruelty, sub-standard intellect, or just plain old buffoonery.  We are talking about goofs that could just as easily be a cartoon character villain.  These guys have pictures of themselves all over their country, statues, too.  Sometimes they declare themselves a god or…