Quote of the year?

I came across it in this disturbing article (in Russian), where it was attributed to General Franco; further investigation showed that a nearly identical maxim is commonly ascribed to the Peruvian dictator general Odria, or a minister of his; the saying seems to have been in wide circulation in Latin America. It’s unpleasantly surprising how nicely it fits the Khodorkovsky case:

“For our friends, everything; for our enemies, the law!”

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