A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
George Soros’ Baby Pic
Poor little György had a face only a mother could love – at least until, at thirteen, the little collaborator turned her over to the Nazis. 😉