Back in April, Steven Taylor declared himself Sultan of Brunei. He is now getting tons of apparently real requests for money, jobs, and patronage in his comments section.

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  1. Paul says:

    That’s freaking weird. I did a quick google on SULTAN OF BRUNEI and he was not on the first page. Where are they coming from?

    (I’m asking here because he does not having anything current about it.)

  2. James Joyner says:

    I dunno. I get comments on old posts sometimes right out of the blue. But nothing like this.