February 11, 2010

An honest politician is what?

The famous quote “An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought” has long been attributed to the American politician and businessman Simon Cameron (1799-1889).

Quotation experts like Ralph Keyes doubt that Cameron actually said it. But it has spawned many humorous counterquotes over the years.

Here’s a new QuoteCounterquote.com video that features some of my favorites…

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