Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
George Bernard Shaw
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An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
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Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government.
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