To: A. Pole
I think that he is way too smart to do such thing.
Eh...a public assassination can be a tool of diplomacy if you're of a certain mindset. Per Machiavelli it's best to be loved, but if you can't be loved, then being feared also works.
posted on 11/24/2006 5:54:20 PM PST
(What does it take to make government shrink?)
Per Machiavelli it's best to be loved, but if you can't be loved, then being feared also works.
Machiavelli would not recommend cowardly and idiotic methods. He warned that the worst for the ruler is to be despised.
Do you think that Kennedy gained much by trying to poison Castro?
posted on 11/24/2006 5:59:23 PM PST
by A. Pole
("Victorious warriors win first & then go to war,while defeated warriors go to war &then seek to win")
And there aren't a few of us who wouldn't mind seeing a few leakers of national intelligence, and other traitors, meet a similar fate?
posted on 11/24/2006 8:36:27 PM PST
(Nuke Mecca, Deport all illegals, abolish the IRS, ATF and DEA)
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