"The worst government is the most moral. One composed of
cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are
on top there is no limit to oppression."
Henry Louis Mencken, (1880-1956), American literary critic,
humorous journalist, essayist. Mencken may have written as many
as 3,000 newspaper columns. His reporting on the scopes monkey
trial was riveting and just as true today as written then.
Upon hearing of the death of Calvin Coolidge, he retorted
can they be sure?'
Unfortunately, we have no idea as to the quotation mentioned
in the letter below.