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Quotation by Adlai Stevenson
I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Adlai Stevenson (1900–1965), U.S. Democratic politician. Campaign speech, 1952. Quoted in Leon Harris, The Fine Art of Political Wit, ch. 10 (1964).
In the speech, Stevenson attributes the remark first to Republican Chauncey Depew, though with the party names reversed.
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