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Johns Hopkins Press , Baltimore
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th ce

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StatementEdited by Malcolm Moos.
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Pagination370 p.
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Does it appear to be unqualifiedly ratty, raffish, sordid, obscene, and low down, and its salient virtuousi a gang of unmitigated scoundrels. Then let us not forget its high capacity to soothe and tickle the midriff, its incomparable services as a maker of entertainment." -- -from On PoliticsWith a style that combined biting sarcasm with the 5/5(1).

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Increasingly people have been confusing the “Carnival of Buncombe” with the actual work of politics. Rush Limbaugh is too often spoken of as if he is a Republican leader.

Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin have gone to work for Fox News, as if the job descriptions of pundit-provocateur and candidate for public office overlapped. Writing for the Baltimore Evening Sun on 26 Julyin an article entitled “Bayard vs. Lionheart” (and reprinted in the book On Politics: A Carnival of Buncombe), Mencken cynically opined.

America is a country made possible by hucksterism and carnival buncombe. It is the birthplace of both modern PR and advertising, the first place on earth to apply techniques of commercial marketing to politics, and a country where, for at least thirty years, the economy has been driven by the engine of finance—that is, by the magical creation of wealth through financial securities.

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Edited by Malcolm Moos. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, i This was the first book published under Mencken’s name, and it is a volume cherished by Mencken collectors. A facsimile edition of copies was published in by the Smith Book Store in Baltimore.

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