‘Politicians were mostly people who’d had too little morals and ethics to stay lawyers.’
George R. R. Martin
‘The main problem in any democracy is that crowd-pleasers are generally brainless swine who can go out on a stage and whip their supporters into an orgiastic frenzy – then go back to the office and sell every one of the poor bastards down the tube for a nickel apiece.’
Hunter S. Thompson
“This idea that you can’t be an honest man and a Washington politician is a myth, a crock made up by sellouts and careerist hacks who don’t stand for anything and are impatient with people who do. It’s possible to do this job with honor and dignity.”
It was a less risk prone day in the markets, with the trading light because of the Bank and Bond holiday in honor of Christopher Columbus.
Bully seems to be engaging in some retrospection just ahead of earnings.
This post was published at Jesses Crossroads Cafe on 09 OCTOBER 2017.