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Carrie Saxon Perry
“That's the definition of poverty. The less choice you have, the poorer you are.”
“Most power is illusionary and perceptual. You have to create an environment in which people perceive you as having some power.”
“Racism is humorous now. They make these lousy jokes, and it's a racist joke, and they want you to laugh. They're called watermelon jokes, like to show that they're all for real — it's a real fun time. And it's deadly. The racism will continue.”
“[On men in public office 'womanizing':] There's no such word as 'man-izer.' You couldn't get away with it. Never!”
Carrie Saxon Perry, U.S. politician