That is an extraordinary quote. Snopes doesn’t have anything about it.
Do you have a source that can verify that this person actually exists/existed and that he actually said this?
posted on 02/07/2014 11:58:15 AM PST
Chester Middlebrook Pierce is Emeritus Professor of Education and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He was the first African-American full professor at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is past-president of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Orthopsychiatric Association. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Evidence supporting the theory that psychiatrists are at least as crazy as their patients.
posted on 02/07/2014 12:05:10 PM PST
("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
There are a lot of references on the web that ascribe this quote as posted above.
One such site with lots of other interesting quotes from educators that will raise the hairs on the back of your neck is http://www.psychquotes.com/
posted on 02/07/2014 12:25:58 PM PST
Wiki. The guy is certifiably racis’.
posted on 02/07/2014 1:05:09 PM PST
The person I learned this from was Tom DeWeese. Tom runs The American Policy Center
. He has been in this sort of thing for a very long time. I regard him as credible.
posted on 02/07/2014 1:27:46 PM PST
(0-Care IS Medicaid; they'll pull a sheet over your head and take everything you own to pay for it.)
The quote sounds too much like one of those FW:..FW: email things.
posted on 02/07/2014 2:31:29 PM PST
by Bigg Red
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