H. L. Mencken Quote

If x is the population of the United States and y is the degree of imbecility of the average American, then democracy is the theory that x × y is less than y.


Sententiæ: The Citizen and the State - A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)

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If x is the population of the United States and y is the degree of imbecility of the average American, then democracy is the theory that x × y is...

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If x is the population of the United States and y is the degree of imbecility of the average American, then democracy is the theory that x × y is...

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If x is the population of the United States and y is the degree of imbecility of the average American, then democracy is the theory that x × y is...

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If x is the population of the United States and y is the degree of imbecility of the average American, then democracy is the theory that x × y is...