The Oldest Game

Don Boudreaux cuts to the heart of politics:

If a man tonight falsely assures a woman of his undying love only to score with her, we rightly regard him as a sleazeball. But when politicians do essentially the same thing, save on a much larger scale, we call them “public servants” and treat them as our saviors. Very strange.

Just as strangely, I was listening to Tim Hardin’s “Reason To Believe” on my iPod when I came across Don’s post. Hmm…