The worst type of fatalism is the elegant kind dispensed by the wealthy upon the poor.
Ready for Their Close-Up: 1925
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"Thank you so much for coming along with me on this incredible journey."
"In my opinion, any future defense secretary who advises the President to again send a big American land army into Asia or into the Middle East or Africa should 'have his head examined,' as General MacArthur so delicately put it."This statement is a disturbing example of the poor leadership pervading our government. At first glance, it seems daring. After all, a prominent Defense Secretary has indirectly (i.e., without naming him) criticized the actions of his predecessor. But no boldness is required to say this in a protected environment, and not a public place where it may get recorded on video and where he may receive questions about his statement.