“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.”
— H. L. Mencken, 1916.
“The founding fathers, in their wisdom, devised a method by which our republic can take 100 of its most prominent numskulls and keep them out of the private sector where they might do actual harm.”
“Kerry defends liberties, says Americans have ‘right to be stupid.'”
— Reuters, yesterday.
“Barack Obama Pulls a Move Almost Worthy of Saddam Hussein.”
— Bryan Preston at the PJ Tatler, yesterday.
“Uh oh: Chuck Hagel vows to be ‘be the kind of leader you expect and deserve.’”
— Twitchy, today.
Related: “Video: 1,400 days since Senate Democrats’ last budget.”