Absolute Monarchies were a major part of European History for centuries and the country where it reached its maximum glory was in France. One of the reasons that the institution lasted so long was that the Monarch was protected from any form of criticism and the punishment for those who dared oppose him was often extreme, either in long term imprisonment or even death. Yet the beginning of the end came not from political treatises, but from comedy and #Satire. These lessons are useful reminders for modern day politicians beginning with President