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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.
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

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.
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.
Politics are a lousy way for a free man to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.
Remember when what is now called publicity was called public shame and humiliation?
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
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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