Harry V. Jaffa Quote

But once we have reached this agreement and we then elect a government and that government functions—and the election for that government is one in which there's freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of association, so that it is a legitimate government—then that government commands our obedience. We have no right to reject our duty to obey because we don't like the result of the election—provided the election is conducted fairly and Constitutional rights are observed.


The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Debate (2002)

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But once we have reached this agreement and we then elect a government and that government functions—and the election for that government is one in ...

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But once we have reached this agreement and we then elect a government and that government functions—and the election for that government is one in ...

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But once we have reached this agreement and we then elect a government and that government functions—and the election for that government is one in ...

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But once we have reached this agreement and we then elect a government and that government functions—and the election for that government is one in ...