Here are some one liners...
Kabuki Theater: Learning How to Be Entertained and Fooled -- A theater for the masses has grown up in Japan. To most people outside of Japan, it seems hard to follow, but all entertainment requires a baseline knowledge of cues to know when to laugh, when to cry and when to go for popcorn.
The English Poor Laws: Creating a Problem and Solving It Too! -- King Henry the 8th dissolved the monasteries that were the main institution that helped the poor, so Queen Elizabeth the 1st must create a government institution to solve the problem that the King had created in the first place.
The Devil's Advocate and the Promoter of the Faith -- The new Pope sets the number of Cardinals to 70 and establishes a new post "The Promoter of the Faith." He is to be the Devil's Advocate and that is exactly what they call him.