Law and Politics
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A political campaign starts when a politician stops working and goes about making speeches about all the work he intends to do.
A political machine is a united minority working against a divided majority.
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 the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.