Essay:The Mao-Guevara Principle
So, I noticed a trend amongst certain people. They led their side to victory in a revolution, but the new government proved to be a poorly-run, undemocratic mess which ended in disaster. In response to this trend of knowing how to lead a revolution but not a government, I have come up with a term for this: The Mao-Guevara Principle.
So, what is it?
Essentially, this boils down to: (insert proper quote-format here) "A leader's skill at leading the masses in revolution is inversely proportional to said leader's skill at leading the masses in government."
A sterling example of the Mao-Guevara Principle in action would be Mao Zedong. After leading China's people to victory against a certain bunch of assholes hell-bent on conquering eastern Asia (China's tyrannical and foul-mouthed head of state at the time played his part, too, though) and then against the Kuomintang, the absolute disaster of the "Great Leap Forward" happened, in which, due to Mao's incompetence, millions of people died of starvation in a famine, amongst other things.
Libya is fast becoming another example of this. After the Trump of MENA was ousted from power in the revolution, a new government was put in power. Said new government is on the verge of collapse, thanks to tribalism, intervention by a bunch of scumbags from Iraq and Syria, and other factors.
The exception that proves the rule
Other examples of this
Feel free to add your own examples of revolutions ending in incompetent governments right here.