Gulliver's Travels

What about government officials is Swift criticizing when he writes, "Again, Because it is a general Complaint that the Favourites of Princes are troubled with short and weak Memories . . ."?

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Apparently the men favored by the political elite, Princes, quickly forget anything bad a Prince might have done in the past. There needs to be checks and balances by people with less to gain to remind these "favorites" about their real priorities