Video: John McCain Quotes Chairman Mao

Cato the Elder10/16/2009 12:07:07 pm PDT

Get ready for the real earth-shaker of the day.

Remember Ronnie Reagan of sainted memory saying “trust, but verify”?

He’s always quoted as the originator of that sentiment.

Well, it turns out he stole it from Lenin.

Russ. Dowerjai, no prowerjai = precisely “trust, but verify”. And it rhymes.