To Boldly Quote

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In honour of the histrionic responses to Anita Dunn’s evocation of Mao – with Beck, Sullivan, et al. all knickers-a-twisted – I offer today’s random quotation from The Little Red Book.

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“Lifting a rock only to drop it on one’s own feet” is a Chinese folk saying to describe the behaviour of certain fools.  The reactionaries in all countries are fools of this kind.  In the final analysis, their persecution of the revolutionary people only serves to accelerate the people’s revolutions on a broader and more intense scale.

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“It’s always darkest before it’s totally black,” John McCain;
“War is politics with blood; politics is war without blood,” Newt Gingrich
(MMA).

Talk don’t cook rice.

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