11 March 2008

Quotes for the Day

"In politics, the choice is not between good and evil, but between the preferable and the detestable."

-- Raymond Aron
as quoted by
Michael Brendan Dougherty,
who adds:
"Of course this gives incredible license to 'the preferable' to act detestably."
-- The American Conservative,
February 25, 2008.

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