Saturday, 27 November 2010

Video: P.J. O'Rourke

P.J. O'Rourke is America's premier political satirist and has more citations in The Penguin Dictionary of Humorous Quotations than any other living writer. In this live appearance for Intelligence Squared he'll be discussing his new book, Don't Vote -- It Just Encourages the Bastards, a brilliant, hilarious and ultimately sobering look at why politics and politicians are a necessary evil—but only just barely necessary.

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P.J. O'Rourke is a clever guy, and he's an American original BUT I gotta say I first saw the title to this book: "Don't Vote - It Just Encourages the Bastards" spraypainted on a highway overpass in Melbourne in 1979.