Crony Junket to Davos Being Skipped by Key Leaders

Perhaps worried how a week of rubbing elbows with other political and financial elites in the Alps will look to the populist movement in their home countries, a number of key leaders are skipping the World Economic Forum this week.

(From Reuters)

Unfair as it may be, the worry is that domestic woes will only be exacerbated by rubbing shoulders with elites in the Alps under the auspices of solving big problems.