The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and hence clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.Rate it:(4.50 / 2 votes)Say it

Henry Louis Mencken

United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)

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