Dating a politician
Both provide the workshop for the creation of evil." -- Walter E. Boudreaux also says, "Friends of liberty do their cause no favors by exaggerating the moral shortcomings of politicians or by portraying them as inherently stupid, fiendish, or sinister." "Okay then, how about misguided, careless, amoral, desperate or blind?
Williams "A famous French economist by the name of Frederic Bastiat once suggested that when social policies turn out to be harmful to the citizenry, it is because politicians often react to economic problems that they can see, without any regard for the unforeseen consequences of their solutions to those problems." -- Jack Chambless "Politicians, like bombers, seldom see their victims..." -- Donald Boudreaux, in his article, "Losing Touch". " -- Dan Jergens "Every time a politician says "a job was created!!!
Hogan "Our current political system ensures not that the worst will get on top -- though they often do -- but that the best will never even apply." -- Paul Jacob "The high-minded definition of politics is: 'the art or science of government; the art or science concerned with guiding or influencing governmental policy.' It is only when you keep reading in Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary that you get closer to the truth: 'political activities characterized by artful and often dishonest practices'." -- Cal Thomas "If ...
we are dishonest for ratings -- then we become what we hate -- politicians!
"Giving money and power to the government is like giving car keys and whisky to teenage boys." "When politics are used to allocate resources, the resources all end up being allocated to politics." "Politics is the business of getting power and privilege without possessing merit.
The one that's out always looks the best." "A politician is just like a pickpocket; it's almost impossible to get him to reform." "The difference between a politician and a pickpocket is that a pickpocket doesn't always get indignant when you tell him to keep his hands to himself." "Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money -- only for wanting to keep your own money." "Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized." "The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.Hayes, 1878 "You cannot adopt politics as a profession and remain honest." -- Ambrose Bierce "Politics was never meant to be a profession." -- Duane Alan Hahn "Politicians, like diapers, should be changed often (and for the same reasons)." -- Smilemakers "Serving in Congress is like having a second shot at high school." -- Rep.