Quote of the day

It is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit from the unpopular is easy… but from the popular to the unpopular is so steep and rugged that it is impossible to maintain it. William Lamb Melbourne who was born on this day in 1779.

One Response to Quote of the day

  1. Andrei says:

    A much better political maxim from him might be

    Why not leave it alone?

    Alas most politicians cannot resist fiddling with things they don’t understand and breaking them


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