Power behind throne?

Posted by Henry on January 06, 2005

In Reply to: Power behind throne? posted by Jose Carlos on January 06, 2005

: What is the current English equivalent of the French "éminence grise"? The power behind the throne? A gray emminence? An "éminence grise" implies the existence of whom? The figure-head? The straw man?
: Finally, can anyone give an actual example of such an association in the modern polotical scenario: a "éminence grise" and a figure-head performing together?
: Thanks.
: Jose Carlos

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