Listen to the truth of these statements.
And, as always, please let me
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If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
~Henry Cate , VII~
If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.
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 ~
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.
~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952~
I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
~Charles de Gaulle~
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
There ought to be one day -- just one -- when there is open season on Congressmen.
And Ima's three favorites ---
A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
~ Tex Guinan ~ [Ima would add "or the lives of your children"]
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office
~Aesop~ [Ima would change the word "great" to "worst"!]