October 4, 2006

Political Party's Power

History suggests that once a political party achieves sweeping power, it will only be a matter of time before the power becomes the entire point. Policy, ideology, ethics all gradually fall away, replaced by a political machine that exists to win elections and dispense the goodies that come as a result.
—New York Times editorial page

Source: New York Times editorial The Foley Matter published October 3, 2006 [Requires registration and log-in]

Posted by niganit at October 4, 2006 8:27 AM
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