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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Democracy
 
  Democratic as a saint.
            —Anonymous
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  The Democratic party is like a man riding backwards in a carriage: It never sees a thing until it has gone by.
            —Benjamin F. Butler
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  Democracy, like an army, has a way of persuading aristocrats to lead it.
            —Richard Le Gallienne
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