Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on September 24, 2022

in Politics

… is from page 14 of Robert Gross’s 1976 book, The Minutemen and Their World:

Ideally, a potential leader neither sought nor clung to office; were he to campaign openly, he would simply demonstrate his unfitness for public trust.

DBx: It’s too bad that this wisdom of Revolutionary-era New Englanders has been lost. Our world today – and in the United States especially during the months leading up to each November in every even-numbered year – swarms with persons actively outdoing each other at demonstrating their unfitness for public trust.

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