Politician [pol-i-tish-uhn]: merchant of delusions.

Don Boudreaux’s post on the Café Hayek blog today links to his latest article in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, titled “Mencken’s Timeless Insights.”  As Boudreaux explains, Mencken was “a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, literary critic and expert on what he called ‘the American language.'”  He was also a political commentator, and the Tribune article showcases …