It’s true, I have not studied him and have only read
some of his quotes. He is verbose but then educated
people talked like that at the time.
Will have to read up. Still it’s hard to beat...
“On some great and 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” - (H. L. Mencken, 1920)
Long but excellent read.
My favorite is:
“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.”