“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. Menken July
H.L. Menken was not a psychic, but he must have seen a few snake oil salesmen and shady used buggy purveyors in his day. Incredibly, nearly one hundred years ago he gazed into the future – without a glowing globe or a crystal ball and saw this train-wreck coming from 98 years away!