A fool and his money are soon elected.
The only thing more despicable then an elected official who steals from the public is when the people who he stole from celebrate his return from incarceration. It almost condones the action.
Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president, from a murderous general or a beloved leader, I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon.
I'm sorry, I sawed off the legs of the Periodic table, I re-elected the president. I did it, it was all my fault... I did many bad things and I am so sorry.
The role of a town administrator is to provide factual information for elected policy makers to make rational and informed decisions. It is incumbent on the administrator to present the most accurate information.
I don't need to remind you about the scandals. You have unique power to restore our faith in elected leaders.
[Cleaner air] has been a pretty clear directive from our elected leaders and our customers. We know that our car-crazed culture contributes to [air pollution] in a big way.
I think it starts at the very top with the elected officials, goes to the appointed officials, goes to the Department of Criminal Justice ... and down to the prison employees who were very lax that day.
Twenty-one years ago today Saddam Hussein was first elected president of Iraq and he has been re-elected ever since. Apparently they have the same electoral process we do, you don't need the popular vote to win.
Now see, a lot of critics are saying Arnold can't get elected because he's just an ambitious guy with a famous name, who doesn't know anything about running the government. Didn't hurt George Bush.
We think it?s very ironic this is happening under an administration that was re-elected because of its values. The larger challenge for the vast majority of (public employees) is: How can they do their jobs faithfully, and survive?
I'm shocked and incredibly disappointed; they're arrogant and drunk with power. If I'm elected, I would like to bring Mark Pentz back if he wants to come back. The man has shown tremendous character.
The most damaging bills were defeated. One bill that would have allowed any communication between elected officials to become private was taken out. It required a lot of work among the news media and public interest groups to stop this and all the work paid off.
Who can complain about somebody that gets elected, when nobody went and voted for him? If you don't like the Democrats, pick you a Republican. Pick somebody. Get off the couch and go vote.
I'm not going to change my views after I get elected, ... People aren't going to have to hire lobbyists and stuff like that to know where I'm going to stand on an issue. I'm pretty much predictable right down the line.
The national Reform Party did nothing -- zero -- to get me elected.
This event is a time for elected officials - many of whom are facing a vote on June 5 on the discriminatory Federal Marriage Amendment - to see the faces of their constituents and see in a very real way that we are about family values, too. One of our core family values is simple, basic equality for all of our family members, and we want our legislators to understand what it means. That's what this day is about.
It was a private conversation between myself and another elected official, and that's the end of it. We can work on other issues.
This text amendment to our zoning code is a welcome and needed provision. It allows for the local elected officials to not have their hands tied in making decisions for future development requests.
The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.
You gotta have a fire inside. If anyone has the illusion that elected office is something easy, it is not. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.
It's very clear to us that these are really campaign events designed to get the governor re-elected. All people of faith have every right to take a position, but to claim that these are not political events is simply false.
They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.
Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.