H.L. Menken has often been portrayed as a Liberal Icon in the American Academy, but there is more to the man than that.

Fred Siegel's The Revolt Against the Masses

Fred Siegel’s The Revolt Against the Masses

“Mencken’s World War I writings on behalf of Germany have been largely forgotten.”

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“He proudly proclaimed in his columns for the Baltimore Sun papers that in the battle between autocracy and democracy, he wanted to see democracy go down.” ─ The Revolt Against the Masses, copyright © 2013 by Fred Siegel, Encounter Books, Page 25.

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