“The comedian Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, according to official results with nearly all of the votes counted, making a comic actor with no experience in government or the military the commander in chief of a country that has been at war with Russian proxies for over five years … Mr. Zelensky’s victory will give Ukraine its first Jewish leader and deliver a stinging rebuke to a political and business establishment.” NYT: Ukraine Election: Volodymyr Zelensky, TV Comedian, Trounces President. (Some countries elect comedians. Others elect hecklers.)