Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Mea Culpa (again)

A few months ago, I predicted that Donald Trump's popularity would be fleeting. I now must admit my own failure of prognostication. I should have remembered the immortal words of H. L. Mencken:

No one in this world, so far as I know — and I have searched the records for years, and employed agents to help me — has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.

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