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Quotation of the Day…

Posted By Don Boudreaux On February 26, 2013 @ 8:07 am In Politics | Comments Disabled

… is from page 283 of Robert Higgs’s 2004 volume, Against Leviathan [1]; specifically, it’s from Bob’s essay “Escaping Leviathan?”:

Scholars have been slow to appreciate that elections are and always have been for the most part a sham – a mere ceremony intended to make people believe they have some control over their fate even as they are mercilessly bullied, bamboozled, and fleeced by their rulers.

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