"An election is a moral horror,
as bad as a battle except for blood;
a mud bath for every soul concerned in it."
George Bernard Shaw
(1856-1950) Irish comic dramatist
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 -- Mike, Norwalk     
    I agree that politics is polite warfar, but as history has shown both apparently are necessary since they have always existed. If something has always existed and seems inescaple, it may even be a moral horror, but I suggest that it is not a moral WRONG! It is the cards we have been dealt.
     -- Waffler, Smith     
    A republican form of government is the only check against the majority declaring war upon the minority. Politics is war, and if we do not stand up for our rights, the politicians will put to vote to take them away one by one until there are none left.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
    "Every election is sort of an advanced auction of stolen goods", H.L. Mencken.
     -- jim k, austin tx     
    Do we decide who is the better or who is the least harmful?
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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