Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on December 31, 2015

in Politics

… is from page 175 of H.L. Mencken’s essay “The Politician,” as it is reprinted in the 1996 Johns Hopkins University Press collection of some of Mencken’s essays, Prejudices: A Selection:

I am convinced that the art and mystery they [politicians] practise is essentially and incurably anti-social – that they must remain irreconcilable enemies of the common weal until the end of time.


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