Will Rogers on Politics and Politicians

Will Rogers was an American Renaissance man. His lassoing talents landed him in the Will RogersGuinness Book of World Records. His cowboy skills helped launch a career in vaudeville and Rogers later became a popular Hollywood movie star. Will Rogers went on to become a syndicated columnist and radio personality,and wrote 6 books. One of his favorite subjects was politics. Here are a few of his choicest quotes. Feel free to add more!

  • I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts
  • Diplomacy is the art of saying,”Nice Doggie” until you can find a rock.
  • This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in sessions as when a baby gets hold of a hammer.
  • Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
  • That’s the trouble with a politician’s life-somebody is always interrupting it with an election.
  • Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
  • There ought to be one day-just one-when there is open season on senators
  • There’s not trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.

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