Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
C.S. Lewis’ famous quote:
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us ‘for our own good’ will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”
Seems appropriate for this election: Trump versus Hillary.
Although Sanders probably most perfectly fits the definition of “moral busybody”, as opposed to “self-aggrandizing megalomaniac” or “political robber-baroness”.