Royalty

PapaPaul febboy at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Sep 9 01:25:34 MDT 1997


At 05:07 PM 9/8/97 +0000, John Bush wrote:
>On  Fri, 5 Sep 1997, Richard Swerdlin wrote:
>
>
>>         "Sour grapes" is a common defense mechanism concerning unhappiness
>> with election results or more private events.  Having voted
>> for both winning and losing candidates over the years, democratic
>> elections yield reasonable results generally.Richard Swerdlin
>> (swerdlin at gte.net)
>
>Well, I guess I tend to disagree.  I voted for a losing candidate
>last year, but I've also voted for winning candidates.  But that
>doesn't mean I think the winning candidates were much better than
>we'd get from a crap shoot.  This century, I can only think of two,
>maybe three President's that I think were worth anything.  And the
>last was Reagan.

The 20th Century's versions of royalty have been utterly disastrous.
Hitler, Mussolini, the Japanese puppet masters,  Stalin and successors,
Mao and successors, Kim and successors, Pol Pot, and the current crop
in the Middle East.

Regards, PapaPaul



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