Reading progress update: I've read 10%.

Hogfather: Discworld, Book 20 - Random House Audiobooks, Terry Pratchett, Nigel Planer

Death in person did not turn up upon the cessation of every life. It was not necessary. Governments govern, but prime ministers and presidents do not personally turn up in people’s homes to tell them how to run their lives, because of the mortal danger this would present. 

...and some hide in fridges to avoid answering questions...