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November 30, 2009


Voices Bahamian

you are so right


Of course you must be referring to politicians.

Dr. Don Boudreaux reminds us of H.L. Mencken's description of the chief talent of successful politicians:

"their power to impress and enchant the intellectually underprivileged."*

* H.L. Mencken, "The Politician," in A Mencken Chrestomathy (Knopf, 1949), pp. 148-149.

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