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What does NM stand for?

NM stands for Niccolo Machiavelli (author)

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It occurred to me that the Con/Dems are employing a similar philosophy to that of Niccolo Machiavelli, to whom the phrase "the ends justify the means when the stability and prosperity of the state are in question" is attributed.
1469: Niccolo Machiavelli, statesman and historian, was born in Florence.
Niccolo Machiavelli is Mr Powell's touchstone, but a more recent thinker also comes to mind on reading his book.
00 Hardcover JC143 A direct descendant of Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), Capponi, a military and Renaissance historian and curator, offers a biography of the political theorist in the context of the culture and politics of his native Renaissance Florence and the warring in Italy.