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P. J. O'Rourke

Journalist and Satirist P. J. O'Rourke

Full Name: Patrick Jake O'Rourke
Profession: Journalist and Satirist

United States of America

Why Famous: A regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American Spectator and The Weekly Standard, O'Rourke has written a number of books including "Parliament of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain the Entire U.S. Government" and several notable articles for various magazines.

Born: November 14, 1947
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Age: 73 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Quotes by P. J. O'Rourke

  • "No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed, and love of power."

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