• We on the left have forgotten that the question is not how do you get good people to rule, most people who rule are mediocre at best and usually venal. The question is how do we make those in power frightened of us and not be seduced by formal political processes.

    "Thom Hartmann Talks to Chris Hedges About How Liberals Are a Useless Lot". Interview with Thom Hartmann, December 07, 2009.