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Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections.

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Meg Greenfield (December 27, 1930 - May 13, 1999) was a Washington Post and Newsweek editorial writer and a Washington, D.C. insider known for her wit and for being reclusive. She was influential in a male-dominated world and a close confidante of Post publisher Katharine Graham. She was awarded journalism's highest honor, a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, in 1978.

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