Reconsidering William Jennings Bryan

By |2019-05-09T12:01:28-05:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Agrarianism, Conservatism, History, Populism, South|

William Jennings Bryan was admired because of his willingness to stand up for the common man. Most importantly, Bryan believed in the Jeffersonian system of government and wanted to limit the power of the elite… When William Jennings Bryan died in 1925, H.L. Mencken wrote a scathing eulogy stating: There was something peculiarly fitting [...]