I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are Democrats.
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Diplomacy, n.: The patriotic art of lying for one's country.
AMNESTY, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.
GRAPESHOT, n. An argument which the future is preparing in answer to the demands of American Socialism.
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.
Opposition, n. In politics the party that prevents the Government from running amok by hamstringing it.
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Politics, n. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.