WVU running back C.J. Donalson powers his way into the end zone against Towson.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — It is a phrase born out of politics, and scholars are unsettled upon who really said it first, but the words eventually found their way from the floor of Parliament in England onto the gridiron in sports.

No matter who said it first — and Benjamin Disraeli is most often given credit, thanks to Mark Twain citing him as the man who coined the phrase — it fits too perfectly not to offer it up as West Virginia prepares to play Virginia Tech in the Black Diamond Trophy game of 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night in Blacksburg.

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