John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith, (1908-2006) Canadian-born economist, Harvard professor

John Kenneth Galbraith Quote

ā€œPolitics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.ā€

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
~ John Kenneth Galbraith


Ratings and Comments


john-douglas, nassau

What a pleasant thought!

Robert, Sarasota

Today it may be true but one can live in hope..

Joe, Rochester, MI

Politicians should never vote for anything which removes a freedom or takes money of their voters.

Mike, Norwalk

It can be; or it can be a representative's desire to best secure his sovereign's rights.

E Archer, NYC

Too true.

Anonymous, Reston, VA US

Hog-wash... bad politics may be, King George W's politics may be, the GOP of the 90's politics may be, but this does not mean that all are... politics is no more or less than what the players choose to make of it... and we are a part of that play...

jim k, austin tx

Exactly right.

cal, lewisville, tx

No GOP president was elected in the 90's Reston.

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