Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on February 11, 2020

in Philosophy of Freedom, Reality Is Not Optional

… from page 193 of David Mamet’s 2011 book, The Secret Knowledge:

Demagoguery is the attempt to convince the People that they can be led into the Promised Land – it is the trick of the snake oil salesmen, the “energy therapists,” the purveyors of “health water,” and, on the other side of the spectrum, the politician and that dictator into which he will evolve absent a vigilant electorate to admit its errors.


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