Great political quote debate

The old chestnut: A week is a long time in politics certainly applies to the events of the past week here in Australia.

I just came across this one from Ernest Benn:

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.

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2 thoughts on “Great political quote debate

  1. Another from Thomas Jefferson on the US democracy:

    In America we do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.

  2. The final stage of a government occurs when it’s purpose becomes, to
    protect itself from those it was created to protect. -David Gray

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