The ‘Plain Folk’ Have Gotten Their Wish: a White House ‘Adorned by a Downright Moron’

H.L. Mencken wrote in 1920, "On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire...and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

The ‘Plain Folk’ Have Gotten Their Wish: a White House ‘Adorned by a Downright Moron’

“On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire…and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

Like Americans and Trump, Some Germans Weren’t Fooled by Hitler’s Populism Either

Like Americans and Trump, Some Germans Weren’t Fooled by Hitler’s Populism Either

As you can see from the 1932 photo montage above, not all Germans were fooled by Hitler. The caption reads, at the top, “The Meaning of the Hitler Salute,” and if you travel down the page, below the image representing big corporations handing Hitler “millions” it says, “Millions Stand Behind Me!” Below that, “Little man […]