07/02/13 Grif.Net – Truth in Politics

07/02/13 Grif.Net – Truth in Politics

[Lenora shares this wonderful compilation of truths about politics that is
making the rounds on the ‘net:]

The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
~ Henry Cate, VII

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
~ Aesop

If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
~ Jay Leno

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.
~ Will Rogers

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where
there is no river.
~ Nikita Khrushchev

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m
beginning to believe it.
~ Clarence Darrow

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go
out and buy some more tunnel.
~ John Quinton

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

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
~ Tex Guinan

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.
~ Doug Larson

There ought to be one day – just one – when there is open season on
~ Will Rogers

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”