H.L. Mencken (born 1880 – died 1956) was a journalist, satirist, critic, and Southern Conservative Democrat. He wrote this satirical editorial while working for the Baltimore Evening Sun, which appeared in the July 26, 1920, edition, 93 years ago.
“As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron