Comment: Where's John Randolph of Roanoke

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Where's John Randolph of Roanoke

when you need him?

John Randolph, the great Virginian, acerbic and half-mad yet brilliant, had this to say about the John Quincy Adams administration which aptly applies here:

"It is my duty to leave nothing undone that I may lawfully do, to pull down this Administration...They who, from indifference, or with their eyes open, persist in hugging the traitor to their bosom, deserve to be insulted with different messages than this; they deserve to be slaves, with no other music to soothe them but the clank of the chains which they have put on themselves and given to their offspring."

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke