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Byram is just something you use – “All the King’s Men” – Robert Penn Warren 

July 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Political Communication, Politics, Power, Quotes

“He’s Guilty,” Hugh Miller said.

“My God, you talk like Byram was human! He’s a thing! You don’t prosecute an adding machine if a spring goes bust and makes a mistake. You fix it. Well, I fixed Byram. I fixed him so his unborn great-grandchildren will wet their pants on this anniversary and not know why. Boy, it will be the shock in the genes. Hell, Byram is just something you use, and he’ll sure be useful from now on.”

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