Political Insults & Putdowns
Quotes and Insulting Quotations from John Galbraith
Trickle-down theory. The less than elegant meaphor that if one feeds the horse enough oats, some will pass through to the road for the sparrows.
The greater the wealth the thicker will be the dirt
In public administration good sense would seem to require the public expectation be kept at the lowest possible level in order to minimise the eventual disappointment.
The experience of being disastrously wrong is salutary, no economist should be denied it, and not many are
One of the little celebrated powers of Presidents is to listen to their critics with just enough sympathy to ensure their silence.
Politics is not the art of the possible . It consists in choosing between the distastrous and the unpalatable.