Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.
George Soros’ Baby Pic
Poor little György had a face only a mother could love – at least until, at thirteen, the little collaborator turned her over to the Nazis. 😉