Skip to comments.Vanity - Have the 99%ers been reading Mark Twain?
Posted on 10/14/2011 12:57:51 PM PDT by DManA
Just learned an interesting (I think) factoid. Roosevelt got the phrase New Deal from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court". Been reading Twain recently. Maybe the 99%ers have too?
"I was become a stockholder in a corporation where nine hundred and ninety-four of the members furnished all the money and did all the work, and the other six elected themselves a permanent board of direction and took all the dividends. It seemed to me that what the nine hundred and ninety-four dupes needed was a new deal."
Some people, when swindled, blame neither themselves or even the swindler so much as they blame the “society” for allowing the swindle to occur.
You assume they can read.
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