Political jokes

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~Henry Cate, VII 

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~Aesop

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~Plato

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. ~Nikita Khrushchev 

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it. ~Clarence Darrow 

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. ~Author Unknown 

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ~John Quinton 

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. ~Oscar Ameringer 

The Democrats are the party that try to make you believe more government involvement will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that say government doesn’t work and then, they get elected and prove it. ~P.J. O’Rourke 

I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. ~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952 

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. ~Tex Guinan 

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. ~Charles de Gaulle 

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. ~Doug Larson 

Don’t vote; it only encourages them. ~Author Unknown

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