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Democrats acting desperately

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H.L. Mencken gets a workout in election years when voters are reminded by pundits of the curmudgeon’s observation that no one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.

Mean. But true?

If you’re a Democratic strategist, this seems to be the motto operandi. If you’re a Republican strategist, you’re thinking: Better dumb that down.

There now, if everyone is equally offended, we can proceed.

First, let’s dispense with Democrats, as voters are likely to do this November…

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