Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) Canadian-American economist, diplomat, author
Letter to Pres. Kennedy (3 Mar 1962)

Quoted in Galbraith, Ambassador’s Journal (1969).
Added on 30-Jun-04 | Last updated 7-Sep-12
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