Monday, November 21, 2016

One Liners Concerning Elections

If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.  - Jay Leno

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Henry Cate, VII

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop 

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven. - Will Rogers 

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. - Nikita Khrushchev

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it. - Clarence Darrow

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. - John Quinton

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.  - Author unknown 

Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan 

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer

I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.  - Adlai Stevenson 

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. - Tex Guinan 

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.  - Charles de Gaulle

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. - Doug Larson

There ought to be one day -  just one - when there is open season on Congressmen. - Will Rogers 

We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate. - Kin Hubbard  

Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody. - Franklin Pierce Adams

Idealism loses to pragmatism when it comes to winning elections. - Danny Strong

I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat. - Will Rogers

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. - Douglas Adams

Anyone can be President and anyone is. - Author Unknown

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