[lit-ideas] Politics Defined (with a tip of the hat to Taegan Goddard's Political Wire)

  • From: John McCreery <john.mccreery@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Anthro-L List <ANTHRO-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Lit-Ideas <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Kate Glynn <kathryn.m.glynn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 18:22:17 +0900

"The art of taking money from the few and votes from the many under the
pretext of protecting the one from the other."

-- Sen. Matthew Quay (R-PA), quoted in *Realigning America: Mckinley, Bryan,
and the Remarkable Election of
1896*<http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0700617213?ie=UTF8&tag=youwonnowwhat&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0700617213>
by
R. Hal Williams.

Quay was a powerful Republican party boss in Pennsylvania from 1887 until
his death in 1904.



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