Gilbert Keith ChestertonGilbert Keith Chesterton, (1874-1936) British essayist, critic, poet, and novelist

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quote

“For good or evil, a line has been passed in our political history; and something that we have known all our lives is dead. I will take only one example of it: our politicians can no longer be caricatured.”

Gilbert Keith ChestertonGilbert Keith Chesterton
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Illustrated London News, 1923

Ratings and Comments

J Carlton, Calgary

Apparently we're not the first to have noticed the blatant theft of Liberty and the American Way.

jim k, austin

Our politicians ARE caricatures.

Mike, Norwalk

It is too bad we have passed that line

E Archer, NYC


Ken, Allyn, WA

It can be very dangerous to caricature a "god": just ask any Caesar (or Obama).

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Anon    4/12/10

When caricatures become the truth, caricatures can no longer be drawn.


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