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Beware of Politicians Bearing Gifts

Beware of Politicians Bearing Gifts

The great classical Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, better known simply as Virgil, said “do not trust the horse, Trojans. Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts.” While Virgil was referring to the sly and cunning nature of the Ancient Greeks, these potent human faculties failed to manifest when Greece allowed its own Trojan horse to penetrate its boundaries 30 years ago, that of course being socialism.