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P. J. O'Rourke
(1947-____) born on
Nov 14
US humorist, editor. He was editor of "National Lampoon," 1973-1981; wrote "Parliament of Whores," 1991.
         
   
F
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

R
Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.
A
Whatever it is that the government does, sensible Americans would prefer that the government do it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy.
N
Politics are a lousy way for a free man to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.
K
Remember when what is now called publicity was called public shame and humiliation?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
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R: Parliament of Whores (1991)
A: Parliament of Whores, "Very Foreign Policy" (1991).
N: Parliament of Whores (1991)
K: The American Spectator
   


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