Re: How solid is the black vote for Obama?
I could say what I have in mind. But I won't. In the first place, because I don't like to state the obvious. In the second place, because the usual terminally sensitive ones will call me racist.
POLITICIANS ARE NOT BORN. THEY ARE EXCRETED. -- Cicero
A liberal is a person who knows that he/she is not clever enough to argue with a conservative, but still believes the conservative is wrong.
CYNIC: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
WASHINGTONIAN: a Potomac tribesman who exchanged the privilege of governing himself for the advantage of good government.
POLITICS; a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
POLITICIAN: and eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When he wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared wth the statesman, he suffer the disadvantage of being alive.
POLITENESS: the most acceptable form of hypocrisy.
The Devil's Dictionary - Ambrose Bierce