Democrats have changed original Chinese proverb

2013-11-25T00:00:00Z Democrats have changed original Chinese proverb nwitimes.com
November 25, 2013 12:00 am

There is an old Chinese proverb: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." My Yankee ancestors changed this a bit: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you can sell him a pole, hooks, boots, etc."

Today the liberals/progressives/Democrats have changed it even more: "Give a man a fish, and you will have his vote. Don't teach a man to fish."

- Joy B. Etcheson, Portage

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