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Sing-a-Long with Spurious George
Spurious George's Scrapbook
Spurious George Climbs the Family Tree
More Spurious George Politcal Satire
Other monkeys in the troop
Prescient Memories of Sprurious Georges Reign of Error

While only a few months into his
presidency, history has already seen
fit to render an opinion:

On Spurious George - On Dick Cheney - On the Election


On Spurious George

Come the millenium, month 12, in the home of greatest power, the village idiot will come forth to be acclaimed the leader.
- Nostradamus (1555)

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to
realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
- Ronald Reagan

Nothing would please the Kremlin more than to have the people of this
country choose a second rate president.
- Richard M. Nixon

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
- Napoleon

In political discussion heat is in inverse proportion to knowledge.
- J.G.C. Minchin

I've seen many politicians paralyzed in the legs as myself, but I've
seen more of them who were paralyzed in the head.
- George Wallace

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey
- H. L. Mencken

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.
- William G. McAdoo

Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.
- Diana Black

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm
beginning to believe it.
- Clarence Darrow

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- Samuel Johnson

The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little
- Henry Kissinger

When the president does it, that's means it is not illegal.
- Richard Nixon

Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
- Henry Brooks Adams

"His ignorance is encyclopedic"
- Abba Eban (1915-)

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former. "
- Albert Einstein

"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to
get its pants on. "
- Sir Winston Churchill

"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
- Plato

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
- Frank Zappa

In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.
- Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965)

"It is better to be quotable than to be honest. "
- Tom Stoppard

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
- Plato

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
- Plato

Politics: "The conduct of public affairs for private advantage."
- Ambrose Bierce

Time was, that when th brains were out, the man would die.
- T. H. Huxley (from Macbeth?)

George Bush is anti-semantic
- Garison Keillor


On Dick Cheney

Politics, where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates
themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage.
- Jimmy Breslin


On the election

"Not all that is counted counts and not all that counts can be counted"
--A. Einstein

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
- Clive James

"How can I lose to such an idiot?"
- A shout from chessmaster Aaron Nimzovich (1886-1935)

"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've
never tried before. "
- Mae West

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all
the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
- Napoleon