Mitch McConnell Republican from Kentucky, Max Baucus Democrat from Montana, and Orrin Hatch Republican of Utah.
"...we have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. It is not merely that at present the rule of naked force obtains almost everywhere. Probably that has always been the case.
Where this age differs from those immediately preceding it is that a liberal intelligentsia is lacking. Bully-worship, under various disguises, has become a universal religion..."
George Orwell, Review of Bertrand Russell's Power: a New Social Analysis in Adelphi Magazine, January 1939