June 27, 2008

H.L. Mencken Quote

"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and hence clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."

-- H.L. Mencken, writer, editor, and critic (1880-1956)

Posted by jackhodgson at June 27, 2008 10:19 AM