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An Irish soldier in the Imperial [Russian] service, in a battle against the Turks, shouted to his comrade that he had caught a Tartar. “Bring him along, then,” said his mate. “But he won’t come,” cried Paddy. “Then come along yourself,” said his comrade. “Arrah!” replied Paddy, “I wish I could, but he won’t let me.” — E. Cobham Brewer
It appears two men, on two different continents have caught themselves Tartars. On this continent, Justin Trudeau, through invocation of a public order emergency using the Emergencies Act. In Eurasia, Vladimir Putin by invading Ukraine. Both are now mired in situations they cannot walk away from.