When bad men combine, the good must associate

Published: January 8, 2017 at 4:50pm

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.

– Edmund Burke, Thoughts on the Cause of Present Discontents, 1770




  • jonny

    Ara f’xiex sab ruhu Louis Grech miskin. Imma l-mistoqsija issa hi: ser terga tohrog ghall-elezzjoni, Sur Grech?

  • Most people right now would choose the latter. Because they like that kind of thing. The Maltese are socially programmed to be corrupt.

    • Jozef

      Which is where politics need to develop. When it is a social phenomenon, I think due extreme physical constraints, the answer must be applied logic to replace the pimps.

      The Maltese do not have a real choice if the Nationalist Party looks away to make it go away and Labour doesn’t do other than exercise unworded and excitingly illicit proxy.

      Technology might save us.

  • thealley

    Voting in favour of Konrad Mizzi makes him amongst the bad; no need to associate.

  • torquemada

    “We did! We pulled it off!” It’s written all over their faces.