How to Succeed in Politics

Getting High Office

“What I want is men who will support me when I am in the wrong.”

Lord Melbourne, British Prime Minister, 1834 (and every Prime Minister since then)

Not offending anybody

“Work hard, keep your mouth shut, and answer your mail.”

Advice to Harry Truman when he became US Senator, 1935


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1 Response to How to Succeed in Politics

  1. Peter Baxendale says:

    Cynical,Chris-but probably true in many cases.

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