"CYNIC, n.: A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. Hence the custom among the Scythians of plucking out a cynic's eyes to improve his vision." - Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary
This quote comes to mind for me everytime I hear someone say The Daily Show has a deleterious effect because it promotes political cynicism.
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