"In a democracy, you have to be both the ruler and the ruled. You have to fight the man, and you have to be the man."That is just about where it's at.
Friday, May 18, 2007
Comments on Democracy
I don't go in much for stand-up comedy. The likely incidence of profanity, vulgarity (I get so tired of the "F word"), and humor based on the humiliation of others, is too high for my taste. So I've never see a Josh Kornbluth show; and probably I never will. But Jon Carroll quoted him on Wednesday, from a new show called "Citizen Josh", and his comment on democracy is one of the best descriptions I've ever heard or read. Here it is: