H. L. Mencken Quote
There comes a day of public ceremonial, and a chance to make a speech.... A million voters with IQs below 60 have their ears glued to the radio. It takes four days' hard work to concoct a speech without a sensible word in it. Next a dam must be opened somewhere. Four dry Senators get drunk and make a painful scene. The Presidential automobile runs over a dog. It rains.
On Politics: A Carnival of Buncombe (ed. JHU Press, 1956) - ISBN: 9780801853425