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Old 2022-03-16, 02:59   #195
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Originally Posted by Dr Sardonicus View Post
It seems Putin is not as informed, or as willing to be informed, as I thought he was. The way the article described the situation - his only being told what he wanted to hear, being surrounded by sycophants, etc. - somehow sounded eerily familiar.
I can't find the quote, but, I believe I have this statement from Napoleon more or less right.

People don't tell me the truth, they tell me what they think that I want to hear.

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