"Once [William Jennings Bryan] had one leg in the White House and the
nation trembled under his roars. Now he is a tinpot pope in the
Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor halfwits
in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards."
H. L. Mencken
(1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic
writing of William Jennings Bryan, counsel for the supporters of Tennessee's anti-evolution law at the Scopes "Monkey Trial" in 1925.