Expecting politicians to make wise decisions about things they know little about is unrealistic to say the least…

— Richard Maybury from “The Money Mystery” P. 50

A politician does not get elected by understanding economics, finance, law, foreign affairs, or other subject about which he makes daily decisions. He gets elected by understanding how to get elected. That’s what a politician is — a person who is an expert at winning elections. Expecting politicians to make wise decisions about things they know little about is unrealistic to say the least.”