Busted Politician

How not to display a campaign bus ad

Bus-ted or Bust-ed... depends on where you put the empha-sis



Alberta Wildrose party leader Danielle Smith
unveils the butt of all joe-ks

Busted Alberta Politician



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Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

There is no gambling like politics. - Benjamin Disraeli

In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

Crime does not pay as well as politics. - Alfred E. Newman

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

From politics, it was an easy step to silence. - Jane Austen

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

A politician... one that would circumvent God. - William Shakespeare

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. - George Bernard Shaw

All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. - Zhou Enlai

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr

I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent. - Edith Sitwell

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week. - Will Rogers

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor. - Lady Bird Johnson

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger

In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. - Brian Mulroney

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

A good politician, under democracy, is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar. - H L Mencken

Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

Of all the tasks of government, the most basic is to protect its citizens from violence. - John Foster Dulles

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

What is the first part of politics? Education. The second? Education. And the third? Education. - Jules Michelet

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. - Milton Friedman

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. - Joseph Heller

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

If the government was as afraid of disturbing the consumer as it is of disturbing business, this would be some democracy. - Kin Hubbard

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. - George MacDonald

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire

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

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale. - John W. Gardner

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it. - Edward I Kock


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