Gentlemen, get the thing straight once and for allthe policeman isn't there to create disorder, the policeman is there to preserve disorder.
Only one American politician could have said it: Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley, who committed that memorable malapropism while defending police misconduct during last year's Democratic Convention. Taking a leaf from Chairman Mao, Pocket Books has published Quotations from Mayor Daleya bouquet of bluster, sanctimony and lost battles with the English language. Excerpts:
¶ On his political apparatus: "Organization, not machine. Get that. Organization, not machine."
¶ On tampering with election...