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July 26, 2004

o, politics! o, pshaw!

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 6:57 pm


 


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It’s George Bernard Shaw‘s birthday (b. July 26, 1856).  If George were covering the political conventions this week and next month,  I bet he’d toss a few pointed barbs.  We’ve complied some of our favorite Shaw quotations for you here.




For example:



  • “He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.”


  • “Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.”

 

p.s.  Speaking of famous quipsters, where is our paronomastic Fool?

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