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Political Truisms


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

~Jay Leno


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 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


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, they 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


Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.

~Doug Larson


If you want a real friend you can trust in Washington, go buy a dog.

~Harry Truman

1 comment :

  1. Exactly, "If you want a real friend you can trust in Washington, go buy a dog.

    ~Harry Truman"

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