- Nov 10, 2009
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- New York Rose
"Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses"
It refers to how low minded and stupid the general citizenry are. They'd rather watch "Monday Night Football" and suck down beer, than pay attention to reality, life and civilization's decline.
Spoken in Rome, not too long before it fell to invaders.