Posts Tagged ‘proverbs about elections’

Election not insurrection is the child’s predelection.

Politics is an animal, man its teeth and election its muzzle.

Good public service is like good tennis; you serve within the lines.

What one must say to get elected generally disqualifies one from being elected.

To compare a campaign promise to a soap bubble is to gravely insult soap.

We vociferously condemn politicians for their immoralities because they have the audacity to expose us for who we are!

What we don’t know before we vote is what they won’t “no” after they promote.

Rejection by election is better than insurrection.

We elect what we like in ourselves; we impeach the part we don’t like.

Going to the polls is like going to the mall except that you don’t get to try them on first.

The elected should serve the country without serving themselves.

Voting is wise guessing.

Voting will increase when the pain of not voting becomes severe enough.

Representative government exists because of laziness, class consciousness and the slowness of the horse.

Elections are magic shows where the rich fool the poor into thinking they are the same person.

A politician is like a pick pocket; you don’t know you’ve been had until their gone.

The idea of a Presidency was invented by the first tallest man.

To become Vice President insures you will do no minor vice, no average vice and no horrific vice, nor for that matter, anything in any way similar to the total and complete absence of vice or non-vice.

The Vice Presidency is like the witness protection program — you disappear.

I know of nothing more hilarious, more entertaining while eating a hot dog, more reminiscent of  our apple-pied past, and yet more powerful in motivating me to set off on my evening stroll into fresh air, than watching the lies told by politicians about each other during a well-contested, televised  American national election.