"Oh, promises, their kind of promises can just destroy a life / Oh, promises, those kind of promises take all the joy from life" ~ Hal David/Burt Bacharach
And this is largely just *this* year's list...
Look up "bliss" in the dictionary; you won't find the word "ignorance" anywhere in the definition.
“I’ll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.” ~ Samuel Goldwyn
"A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep." ~ Saul Bellow
"And the Christmas bells that ring there are the clanging chimes of doom / Well tonight thank God it's them instead of you" ~ Band Aid, "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts." ~ Abraham Lincoln
"You say you'll never know him, he's an unnatural man / He doesn't want your pleasure, he wants as no one can / He wants to know the names of all those he's better than" ~ Elvis Costello
"And I know when that hotline bling / That can only mean one thing." ~ Drake
This president has certainly countered intelligence.