Friday, May 06, 2005

Election Day Quotes

Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?  ~Robert Orben Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.  ~Author Unknown Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.  ~Robert Byrne Our political institutions work remarkably well.  They are designed to clang against each other.  The noise is democracy at work.  ~Michael Novak I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.  Of course it doesn't work.  We are supposed to work it.  ~Alexander Woollcott People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people.  Of course, that is not true.  Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote - a very different thing.  ~Walter H. Judd If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.  ~Jay Leno The problem with political jokes is they get elected.  ~Henry Cate, VII The most important political office is that of the private citizen.  ~Louis Brandeis Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.  ~Richard Armour Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.  ~Oscar Ameringer If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?  ~Author Unknown Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.  ~Gore VidalWhen I was a b

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