Spare a thought for the Northland By election…


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If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~Jay Leno.

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~Henry Cate VII

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. ~ Nikita Khrushchev

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. ~Author unknown.

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ~John Quinton.

I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. ~Adlai Stevenson.

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. ~ Tex Guinan.

I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. ~Charles de Gaulle.

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. ~ Doug Larson.