Quote – U.S. Politics

“Look, if you think any American official is going to tell you the truth then you’re stupid. Did you hear that? Stupid.”

– Arthur Sylvester, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (1961 – 67)

Source: CovertAction Quarterly #47, Winter 93-94

[I’ll bet that frank admission, perhaps hastily spoken in a moment of frustration, signaled the end of his career. – Prole Center]

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