Due to the recent developments I had to update the description of this painting.
Despite receiving a complimentary Nobel Peace Prize, he failed the people, as former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday July 16th 2013 at a meeting of the “Atlantik-Brücke” in Atlanta: “America no longer has a functioning democracy”.
Interestingly the quote disappeared from many sources, but it still exists e.g. here http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/17/jimmy-carter-america-no-longer-has-a-functioning-democracy/
Voltaire said: “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”
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