Mark Twain’s adage

“…there is no discernible class of criminals in America with the notable exception of Congress.”—commenter John Butler at WSJ.

2 responses to “Mark Twain’s adage

  1. Sennacherib

    “POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When he wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive.”
    Ambrose Bierce

  2. Ach, gentlemen, you both brought up my fave quotes. Thanks to both of you.