If you're looking for this election to be a vehicle for "making history," I'd like to remind you there's more than one way to do that; several to demonstrate America's maturity heading into the future. Not being taken for fools is a big one.
Like presidential campaigns, con artists are take no prisoners. Knowing to walk around a game of three-card monte is just as important as knowing there are three-card monte games.
That a barker will talk to you isn't remarkable. Except for an appreciation of rhythmic agility, you don't respond to the patter: you know the customers who just "won" are in on the con.
You're too smart for that, right?
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