“Do you think the country will stand for it?” yelled Taggart.
“Stop kidding yourself,” said Kinnan. “The country? If there aren’t any principles anymore — and I guess the doc is right, because there sure aren’t — if there aren’t any rules to this game and it’s only a question of who robs whom — then I’ve got more votes than the bunch of you, there are more workers than employers, and don’t you forget it, boys!”
— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, part II, Chapter V, p. 541 (Plume edition)