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Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus (April 28, 1874 – June 12, 1936) was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is regarded as one of the foremost German-language satirists of the 20th century, especially for his witty criticism of the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics.

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    The secret of the demagogue is to appear as dumb as his audience so that these people can believe themselves as smart as he is.
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