"The central bellef of every moron is that he is the victim of a mysterious conspiracy against his common rights and . ' true deserts. He ascribes all his failure to get on in the world, all of his congenital incapacity and damfoolishness, '. to the machinations of werewolves assembled in Wall ' Street, or some other such den of infamy. If these villains could be put down, he holds, he would at once become rich, powerful and eminent. Nine politicians out of every ten, of whatever party, live and have their being by ., ‘ . promising to perform this putting down." ~H. L. Mencken-1g https://offbeatquotes.com

"The Central Bellef Of Every Moron Is That He Is The Victim Of A Mysterious Conspiracy Against His Common Rights And . ' True Deserts. He Ascribes All His Failure To Get On In The World, All Of His Congenital Incapacity And Damfoolishness, '. To The Machinations Of Werewolves Assembled In Wall ' Street, Or Some Other Such Den Of Infamy. If These Villains Could Be Put Down, He Holds, He Would At Once Become Rich, Powerful And Eminent. Nine Politicians Out Of Every Ten, Of Whatever Party, Live And Have Their Being By ., ‘ . Promising To Perform This Putting Down." ~H. L. Mencken-1g