"If pigs could vote, the man with the slop bucket would be elected swineherd every time, no matter how much slaughtering he did on the side."
-- Orson Scott Card
(1951- ) Novelist
Sounds like the former creeping Communism and the present steamrolling Socialism in these United States of America, especially under the president usurper, the fraud and foreigner, Obama/Soetoro/Obama! Emperor Obama has got to go or our Republic is history!
The Modern Romans [PDF] makes reference to such bread and circuses acts of deception. The Modern Romans is the first booklet I read from the Worldwide Church of God.