Good morning, it’s Friday, January 11, 2019. Today is National Milk Day, which means our quote of the week practically suggested itself: “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” This aphorism was popularized in the early 1960s by famed California Assembly Speaker Jesse “Big Daddy” Unruh. The powerful Democrat — and Ronald Reagan nemesis — might have coined the phrase himself, although some contemporaries attributed it to Southern California tycoon Howard Ahmanson.
I’ll offer a bit more of Jesse Unruh’s ruminations about political money in a…
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