Henry Steele Commager Quote: “Men in authority will always think…”

Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.

Henry Steele Commager

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Name: Henry Steele Commager
Profession: Historian
Nationality: American
Birthday: October 25, 1902
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