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Old 03-31-2013, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by hyperskeptic View Post
The version I had in mind is attributed to Winston Churchill, talking about Americans: “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.”
I'm not even sure if it was Bucky, but I've definitely heard that, and it was definitely not specific to Americans, although the one I heard may have been borrowed from that one. I am sure this quote has been recycled a whole bunch of times, because there is unfortunately a lot of truth in it.
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