More Mencken

Especially with regards to all the do-gooders (they’re having a heyday at this point in time).

The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.

and this one too

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

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