Friday September 12, 2014
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part II: Conflict


MURTAUGH: Maia, your people present large targets, and you're fragile.  The "football" solution kept you safe.

MAIAMUMLA: It was disgraceful, and reeked of weakness.

MURTAUGH: Politicians demonstrate strength not through their own physical prowess, but through the feats wrought by those they command.

MAIAMUMLA: I would find more solace in that if I believed for one moment that we are in command.