In the 19th Century Lord Palmerston said "Britain has no permanent allies, just permanent interests."
Words to live by in the world of international politics. And I notice he said nothing about trusting anyone.
I think therein lies a key and essential difference between conservatives and liberals. Libs always seem to believe in the common good of all man, conservatives know better.
posted on 02/27/2006 10:18:38 AM PST
(Well, Kerry did win the exit polls.)
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