"We must not always judge of the generality
of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation."
by:
Edmund Burke
(1729-1797) Irish-born British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker
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Just because a throng of people are cheering doesn't mean it's right. People cheering Obama for one example.
 -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    General opinion falls within the ole lil diddly attributed to P.T. Barnum; 'You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, . .' Any judgement outside the domain of justice is a most probable acclamation of injustice and depotism.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- Mike, Norwalk      
    Such are the dangers to unchecked democracy, i.e. mob rule and the assumption of might makes right.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    whites cheered lynching beatings rape what a group huh
     -- James Burch, SanJose Ca     
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    James Burch...you should be more specific...White "Democrats" cheered....
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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