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Gore Vidal



    Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.

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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

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    Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

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    The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

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    Trust a nitwit society like this one to think that there are only two categories - fag and straight.

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    These people [Bush Administration] are for the most part rip-off artists. Notice that they're all gas and oil men from Cheney, to the two Bushes; I think Rumsfeld also.

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    By 1948, the Italians had begun to pull themselves together, demonstrating once more their astonishing ability to cope with disaster which is so perfectly balanced by their absolute inability to deal with success

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    The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.

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