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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 153 of H.L. Mencken’s indispensable 1949 collection, A Mencken Chrestomathy; specifically, it’s from a Smart Set piece that Mencken wrote in February 1922:

And communism, as the example of Russia already shows, is not a fountain that gushes peace, justice and plenty, but a sewer in which they are drowned.