Law and Politics
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Accuse: To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged them.
Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted into each others' pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
Vote: The instrument and symbol of a free man's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
Politics is like a race horse. A good jockey must know how to fall with the least possible damage.
Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see Paradise as Hell; and also the other way around, to consider the most wretched sort of life as Paradise.
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.