The problem isn’t the quantity of lobbyists, it’s the type. Consider, for the moment, a legislative body deeply influenced by the nap lobby. Or wildflower-meadow lobby. Or high-five lobby. In the absence of a perfect union, one can at least advocate for the perfect corruption of it.
The problem with a man is never that he’s an imbecile; it’s when he insists that he isn’t one. Certainty is far more malevolent than stupidity. This is why I hesitate to assert even my name.
Certain authors are celebrated for breaking the fourth wall. Preferable are the sort who lack the energy to construct it in the first place.
The act and/or process of creating a vessel for nightmares.
When I drink coffee, I advocate fiercely for the wild liberty of the mind. When I drink beer, I become a leading vessel of bonhomie in the world. When I drink wine, I denounce all exertions unambiguously.
In conclusion: my conduct is informed neither by nature nor by nurture, but by beverage.
Not only am I unpopular with the masses, I’m not even popular with myself.
Samsa acknowledged he was a monstrous vermin.