Was Mencken both seer and scribe?

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - EDITORIAL PAGE -

E DITOR, TIMES-DIS­PATCH:

While pe­rus­ing quotes by the Amer­i­can jour­nal­ist H.L. Mencken, I came across a real zinger: “On some glo­ri­ous day the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts de­sire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a down­right moron.” Pre­science?

MARK J. CON­DON. ME­CHAN­ICSVILLE.

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