"A collection of the master's exuberant political reportage... It is Mencken's festive air and the unchained delight he takes in balderdash and bamboozle that are so lacking in today's political commentators." -- Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This collection of seventy political pieces drawn from Mencken's famous Monday columns in the Baltimore Evening Sun during the twenties and thirties shows the Sage of Baltimore at his satirical best.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Mencken is at his best when writing about politics. It is also truly amazing how "the more things change, the more they stay the same. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Carol Browning
Mencken's words are still valid today. I'm sure he'd be thoroughly disgusted to realize we still haven't outgrown the politics of Puritans and Prohibitionists. Read morePublished on May 25, 2011 by W. L. LaCroix