Daniel Patrick Moynihan Quote

“The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.”

~ Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

Not shooting the messenger, makes you smile 'because', of the accuracy.

bruski, naples FL

Right on.

"Drain the swamp!" ?

No! Empty the septic tank.

Patrick Henry, Red Hill

Mr. Moynahan was a product of an earlier, occasionally reasonably rightly
attached to reality generation of not unfailingly steeped in Statist dogma Democrats, without question.

E Archer, NYC

I wonder what he was referring to... the rarity of his own competence or his fellows? A politician always speaks out of both sides of his/her mouth -- this is one of those statements that says nothing but reinforces the speaker's reputation for being wise...


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