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The Worship of Jackals by Jackasses



by Christopher DeGroot<br />


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Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand,
They rave, recite, and madden round the land. —Pope

American democracy, said H.L. Mencken, is “the worship of jackals by jackasses.” This definition is as harsh as it is colorful, but Mencken was a kind of philosopher, and his judgment is...
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