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Old 01-02-2011, 08:01 PM   #359 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Arragonis View Post
I have always subscribed to the "opinion" that politics is "the art of the possible" as opposed to merging opinion and fact.

But then again that leads to a debate on what is possible...
That's a quote from Otto von Bismarck. Authoritarianism is not my cup of tea.

I prefer this version: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”