And so they have

…I would suggest that good and able men had better govern than be governed, since tis possible, indeed highly probable, that if the able and good withdraw themselves from society, the venal and ignorant will succeed.

–John Tyler, writing to Thomas Jefferson

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One Response to “And so they have”

  1. That is soooooo relevant now, scary relevant,

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