Comments: "The evil which serves politics ceases to be evil"
A mere re-run of an old nostrum:
"Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason?
Why, if it prosper, none dare call it treason. "
Posted by Bill Jones at November 9, 2012 8:57 PM
...and a windy way of saying "The end justifies the means."
Posted by Anonymous at November 10, 2012 9:23 AM
Exactly so. And now, bonus question, "In purely political terms is it true?"
Posted by vanderleun at November 10, 2012 9:28 AM
Gerard, in political terms, it doesn't need to be true, it merely needs to exist.
That is does.
Posted by Peccable at November 10, 2012 9:57 AM
It's been working since before the pharoahs...
Stalin never complained.
Posted by Anonymous at November 10, 2012 6:04 PM