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Thread #172914   Message #4193056
Posted By: Steve Shaw
06-Dec-23 - 01:22 PM
Thread Name: BS: Funny witticisms
Subject: RE: BS: Funny witticisms
Another Winston one: "The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."

How true when you consider that democracy has given us Thatcher, Reagan, Bush junior, Trump and Boris Johnson. And brexit.

Incidentally, most sources I've checked assert that he did say "'ll still be ugly" in that quote. Maybe you had to be there.