Henry Louis Mencken


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Noun1.Henry Louis Mencken - United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)Henry Louis Mencken - United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)
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Henry Louis Mencken churned out six of these 1,200-word meringues every week, a vertiginous pace that makes Joyce Carol Oates look like Harper Lee.
JEREMY Paxman quoted one of his heroes, the late American journalist Henry Louis Mencken, in Panorama - Paxman On Trump Vs Clinton: Divided America (BBC1, Monday).
Her complaint reminded me of the harsh verdict of Henry Louis Mencken who mercilessly said, "A fool who, after plain warning, persists in dosing himself with dangerous drugs should be free to do so, for his death is a benefit to the race in general".