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Mencken and me

A friend and critic—well, definitely a critic and I hope he’s still a friend—contributed a guest column to the paper not long ago reciting my many sins. (Whose sins are few?) To cap off his encyclopedic review of my faults as an editor, columnist, gadfly and sorry excuse for a human being in general, our guest writer ended his philippic by comparing me to. . . H. L. Mencken.

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