An Honest Politician is someone who, when he is bought, will stay bought. Simon Cameron

“An Honest Politician…” Simon Cameron

From bio.com: Born in Pennsylvania on March 8, 1799, Simon Cameron was considered by many to be on of America’s first political bosses. His political ambitions led him to be elected to the Senate in 1845 and appointed as President Lincoln’s secretary of war in 1861. Lincoln [later] appointed him minister [to] Russia. He greatly …