Because of a light posting schedule, I'm resurrecting Number of the Day.
Norwegianity said it:
Once upon a time political analysts would study parade review stand photos of Soviet leaders to figure out who was in power and who had been ousted. Now they just look to see who’s wearing the most expensive watch.
From totalitarian gerontocracy to a kleptocracy in nothing flat.
Keep a close eye on China.
The winner? A "GreubelForsey Double Tourbillon 30° that costs either $360,000 (for the white gold edition) or $425,000 for the platinum edition."