The American Dream
“As democracy is perfected, the office of 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 adorned by a downright moron.”
—H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), journalist, author and curmudgeon, “Bayard vs. Lionheart,” Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920 (Thanks to alert WORDster Karl Petruso)
• Editorial Comment: This year, an embarrassment of riches.
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