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Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
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John Stuart Mill Quotes

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Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
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Robert Byrne Quotes

As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for socialism is its adherents.
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George Orwell Quotes

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Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.
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Charles Krauthammer Quotes

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Who are these people? (To a tour guide at Monticello after seeing busts of George Washington and Ben Franklin)
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Al Gore Quotes

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History is gossip but scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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If the person you are trying to diagnose politically is some sort of intellectual, the chances are two to one he is a Democrat.
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Vance Packard Quotes

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Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where they is no river.
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Nikita Khrushchev Quotes

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The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
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Adlai E. Stevenson Quotes

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