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 acceptance
speeches there wouldn’t be any inducement to go to heaven. ~Will Rogers

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by
being governed by those who are dumber. ~Plato

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

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

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

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

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

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you
smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The
Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then they
get elected and prove it. ~P.J. O’Rourke

I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies
about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. ~Adlai Stevenson,
campaign speech, 1952

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

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

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

Don’t vote, it only encourages them. ~Author Unknown

There ought to be one day – just one – when there is open season
on senators. ~Will Rogers

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