Quotation by P.J. O'Rourke

The government is huge, stupid, greedy and makes nosy, officious and dangerous intrusions into the smallest corners of lifeā€”this much we can stand. But the real problem is that government is boring. We could cure or mitigate the other ills Washington visits on us if we could only bring ourselves to pay attention to Washington itself. But we cannot.
P.J. (Patrick Jake) O'Rourke (b. 1947), U.S. journalist. "The Mystery of Government," Parliament of Whores (1991).
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