Frank Mankiewicz Quote

“A politician will always tip off his true belief by stating the opposite at the beginning of the sentence. For maximum comprehension, do not start listening until the first clause is concluded. Begin instead at the word 'BUT' which begins the second, or active, clause. This is the way to tell a liberal from a conservative - before they tell you. Thus: 'I have always believed in a strong national defense, second to none, but...(a liberal, about to propose a $20 billion defense cut).”

~ Frank Mankiewicz

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

A word to the wise, listen after the "but".

Carol Dorrough, Estero, FL

"It's unthinkable for an American President to be considering a third term in office as essential for the peace and stability of our great country BUT........." As they say in the movies...."Coming soon!" It's TIME to restore America's foundations of LIBERTY and FREEDOM. The Libertarian party is growing, check us out at:

Mike, Norwalk

One major similarity between conservatives and liberals is before, during and after the 'BUT' the propaganda flows - taking away freedom and liberty.


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