Wednesday, 12 May 2010

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The Key to the Politician’s Blank Cheque

_Quote Any political candidate who proclaims proudly that he or she is a pragmatist must, therefore, be watched very carefully because the pragmatist ploy is, ultimately, a ticket to unchecked power, a world in which trickery, muscle, and such are the arbiters of acceptable policies, never mind whether the rights of citizens are being crushed in the process.”
                                            -  Tibor Machan, “The Fatal Allure of Pragmatism

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