“H.L. Mencken: Misfit In 21st-Century America”

Quote from the following article: While Mencken’s libertarian acolytes and admirers focus on his disdain for The State as the leitmotif of his writings—Mencken’s war on the “dishonest, insane, intolerable and tyrannical” U.S. government was, arguably, the least controversial thread in his voluminous oeuvre. Mencken’s grasp of government as a predatory, “regimenting” force that fleeces the … More “H.L. Mencken: Misfit In 21st-Century America”