“[I]t is a little inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible to any public office of trust or profit in the Republic.”
—H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), journalist, author and curmudgeon, A Mencken Chrestomathy, 1949
• Editorial Comment: Overqualified.
PeezPix by Ted Pease
December sunrise, Cache Valley, Utah, 2010
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