We wouldn't suggest embracing a lot of lessons from the late Russian President Boris Yeltsin, but he said something worth hearing about today's subject: "We don't appreciate what we have until it's gone.
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When it comes to the art of politics, Mencken said, we are thus left with two choices: "The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.
H.L. Mencken and the election, revisited →