Originally Posted by skeeter
YES KMBZYUR JXUBIS FZIC YES MBQSXQDI - H.L. Mencken
The lunatic fringe wags the underdog.
(That having been said, I cannot shed light on the meaning.)
I can. Mencken was an irascible cynic. His point is that those who are most extreme bring attention to themselves and their minority points of view. Presumably the "overdog" side of politics was then, even if not now, less tolerant of any lunatic fringe - today a very good description of Antifa, and Fake News, and Leftist professors.
Note: Almost 190,000 views, the second highest number on the first page of the Main Forum, and it has been almost one month since anyone has posted. What a sad commentary of this forum's members.