Politics makes strange bedfellows

Politics makes strange bedfellows.

Prov. People who would normally dislike and avoid one another will work together if they think it is politically useful to do so. Jill: I never would have thought that genteel, aristocratic candidate would pick such a rabble-rousing, rough-mannered running mate. Jane: Politics makes strange bedfellows.
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They say politics makes strange bedfellows, and the mass shooting at a homosexual nightclub in Orlando, Florida, could prove that to be true.
Charles Dudley Warner once said, Politics makes strange bedfellows.
It also adds credence to the contention that politics makes strange bedfellows.
Politics makes strange bedfellows and political trade-offs are common in all arenas.
Proving the old axiom that politics makes strange bedfellows, corporate giants like Duke Energy and Dow Chemical are on the record expressing strong reservations about the drive to export gas.
Politics makes strange bedfellows and the duo have ended up in a marriage of convenience.
Politics makes strange bedfellows, and no one has found stranger or more diverse ones than Berlusconi.
They say politics makes strange bedfellows, and we can certainly trace this with the isolationist movement, which tended to attract people on both the far left and far right," Nichols said.
If politics makes strange bedfellows, it can also result in odd telephone chats.
It's been said that politics makes strange bedfellows.
It has also long been said that politics makes strange bedfellows, however, and Richler occasionally demonstrates that point, too, by tossing in political observations that in some cases guarantee that the book will seem dated very quickly (on cabal: "if Barack Obama continues in his present direction it is likely that he too will soon be another cabal victim") and in others make for non sequiturs (in covering hypocrite, which in the original Greek referred to an actor, he asks whether, given that California has elected two actors as governors, California voters prefer hypocrites, and then declares, "Perhaps not, since Schwarzenegger, unlike Reagan, is bringing in quite progressive legislation to slow down climate change"--as though laudable were the opposite of hypocritical).
They say politics makes strange bedfellows, and when you have Democrats and Republicans, business and labor, education and taxpayers all opposing Proposition 88, it shows that these diverse interests do, in fact, share many common values.
As we progress further into global manufacturing and business, the old maxim about how politics makes strange bedfellows tends to apply to corporate politics, as well.
True then as now, politics makes strange bedfellows, as we follow the machinations of men such as Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, et al.
If politics makes strange bedfellows, this year's presidential election is no exception.
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