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December 6, 2013

H.L. Mencken laid it out, 93 years ago

“As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people.
On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.” — H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, 26 July 1920. Via Sipsey Street Irregulars

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 6, 2013 8:12 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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It took awhile, but we're there.

Posted by: BillH at December 6, 2013 8:54 AM

That explains everything.

Posted by: Fat Man at December 6, 2013 9:09 AM


Posted by: twolaneflash at December 6, 2013 9:38 AM

We have met the enemy and he is us.

Posted by: David McKinnis at December 6, 2013 2:16 PM

The quote isn't exact, but it fits well.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at December 6, 2013 3:41 PM

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