A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 19, 2010
“People vote their resentment, not their appreciation”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: William B. Munro
William Bennett Munro (1875 – 1957) was a Canadian social scientist and eugenicist.

14 November 1923, Oregonian (Portland, OR), “Outlook for Bonus Looks Bit Dubious” by Mark Sullivan (New York Tribune), pg. 8, col. 2:
It is an axiom with politicians that men do not vote their gratitude, but do vote their resentment.

Google Books
Personality in Politics;
Reformers, bosses, and leaders, what they do and how they do it;
The Weil foundation lectures, delivered at the University of North Carolina

By William Bennett Munro
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company
1924
Pg. 26:
Reformers do not realize that people vote their resentment rather than their appreciation.

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Source Book for Social Psychology
Edited by Kimball Young
New York, NY: F.S. Croft & Co.
1927
Pg. 604:
Reformers do not realize that people vote their resentment rather than their appreciation.

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The Government of the United States:
National, State, and Local

By William Bennett Munro
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company
1931
Pg. 192:
People vote their resentment rather than their appreciation.
Pg. 526:
And inasmuch as people usually vote their resentment rather than their appreciation, they voted to reject the whole document.

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The Ku Klux Klan in Pennsylvania;
A study in nativism

By Emerson Hunsberger Loucks
Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press
1936
Pg. 97:
“People vote their resentment, not their appreciation. The average man does not vote for anything, but against something.” — William Bennett Munro

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If Elected, I Promise:
1001 jokes, toasts, stories, and gems of wisdom by and about politicians

By John F. Parker
Garden City, NY: Doubleday
1960
Pg. 263:
People vote their resentment, not their appreciation. The average man does not vote for anything, but against something. — MUNRO

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The Forbes Book of Business Quotations: 10,000 Thoughts on the Business of Life
By Ted Goodman
New York, NY: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co.
2006
Pg. 623:
People vote their resentment, not their appreciation. he average man does not vote for anything, but against something.
WILLIAM BENNETT MUNRO

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