Old political habits die hard

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 11:16 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Whenever I quote Bertrand Russell or any of the other people who have said "people have the kind of government they deserve," some people take offense. But when you consider all the injustices and the unfair treatment that most of us are sometimes heir to and never complain about, you realize that, to a large degree, the statement is more true than false.