Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, (1754-1838) 1st Sovereign Prince of Beneventum, French diplomat, "Prince of Diplomats"

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord Quote

“An important art of politicians is to find new names for institutions which under old names have become odious to the public.”

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

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mo, sf    3/5/09
E Archer, NYC

Like the 'Department of Homeland Security' instead of the 'Gestapo,' among others.

Mike, Norwalk

such a 'progressive' thing to do

Ken, Allyn, WA

Fairness Doctrine instead of censorship. Tax cut for the middle class instead of welfare for the freeloader. Progressive instead of fascist. Liberal instead of socialist. Hey, this is fun...


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