Mencken on the Presidency

As democracy is perfected, the office [of the President] represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty deal. 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 adorned by a downright moron.

H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920. Reprinted in On Politics: A Carnival of Buncombe

From Mencken saw the future, and it is happening now and Did H. L. Mencken Say the ‘White House Will Be Adorned by a Downright Moron’?

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