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The elite are sufficiently confident as not to feel the necessity of hiding their corruption. The only hope in this is from Lenin's dictum: "The worse, the better."

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 4th, 2012 at 07:39:48 AM EST

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