I do appreciate that. I'm aware the Minister position is largely a figurehead. However might I suggest that as soon as you pick your owl, you have them peck out an order giving power to the council to vote on matters in the absence of a Minister. If you had this contingency in place, I wouldn't have been nominated out of spite. It would be the first thing I would do.
In my line of work, the name Albus Dumbledore comes up quite often in relation to time and its association with prophecy. It is a fascinating case study. But I will always side with the mysteries on matters. I'd be similarly fascinated by Saul Croaker if he was here. Dumbledore at his present age is the best choice of the options we have. It would also put out one of the many fires I have burning at the moment. Life is oddly complicated right now.
For what its worth you would of had my vote. I'm not here to destroy the system you know, I'm just working with the hand I've been dealt. The sequence of events that lead us here are unusual. I'd be very relieved to see someone in place who'd want to be there, rather than someone like myself who would be saddled with it.
If you can make it happen then it would be a relief to me. This has been a very productive conversation, Regulus.