Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Everything is politics...

From HBO's current series, John Adams: On the eve of revolution, the colonies' Continental Congress hesitant to declare war despite the actions of King George against the colonists, sparks this conversation:

Abigail Adams: Send a woman to the Congress. She might knock some sense into them.

John Adams: This is not a question of men and women Abigail. This is a matter of politics.

Abigail: Politics. Politics?

John: Mmm.

Abigail: And do women not live politics John Adams? When I go to the cupboard and I find no coffee, no sugar, no pins and no meat, am I not living politics?

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