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Old November 25 2012, 07:40 PM   #122
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Re: Sayings that you hate now

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Smellincoffee wrote: View Post
That line about if you're not a liberal at 20, you have no heart, and if you're not a conservative at 30, you have no brain.

Mostly because I only hear it from smug Fox News viewers.
To be fair (assuming anyone cares about being fair to Fox),
What for? Fairness clearly isn't of any importance to FOX News.

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
... they didn't invent it. That phrase has been around since the 19th century at least.
What Guizot's original statement meant and what the reworded FOX News version means are quite different things. Context matters.
"It is my belief that nearly any invented quotation, played with
confidence, stands a good chance to deceive."
— Mark Twain
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