Posted by ESC on May 30, 2006
In Reply to: Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable posted by Anthony on May 30, 2006
: Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable
Comforts the afflicted and afflicts the comfortable. "Th' newspaper does ivrything f'r us. It runs th' polis foorce an' th' banks, commands th' milishy, controls th'ligislachure, baptizes th' young, marries th' foolish, comforts th' afflicted, afflicts th' comfortable, buries th' dead an' roasts thim aftherward." -Finley Peter Dunne, "Mr. Dooley's Opinions", 1900. Found on Quoteland.com at http://quoteland.com/ Accessed on April 9, 2003.