“The worst illiterate is the political illiterate. He hears nothing, sees nothing, takes no part in political life. He doesn’t seem to know that the cost of living, the price of beans, of flour, or rent, of medicines, all depend on political decisions. He even prides himself on his political ignorance, sticks out his chest and says he hates politics. He doesn't know, the imbecile, that from his political non-participation comes the prostitute, the abandoned child, the robber and, worst of all, corrupt officials, the lackeys of exploitative multinational corporations.”
—Bertold Brecht (1898-1956), German poet and playwright (Thanks to alert WORDster Bryan Mullins)
• Editorial Comment: Why should I give beans about politics? Wait! damn ObamaCare!!!!
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