Quote of the Day: Demagogue

Mencken

The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.

H. L Mencken, “The Sage of Baltimore,” satirist and author of The American Language.

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  1. How appropos, locally, of course in our Mayoral race.
    We have been ‘entertained’ by statements from Lane
    advising that ‘everything is better, and getting ever better in Scottsdale.’ Hard to keep from laughing when we see overdevelopment everywhere. The most Western of Western Cities now represents little more than the suburban nightmare of Los Angeles, without legal protection for Women’s Rights, LGBT Communities and immigrants.

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