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'Cooling Out' the Voters

Kenneth405 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 3:09 PM
This Editorial was printed in yesterday's Investors Business Daily (IBD) with the "Headline " Trickle of Lies on Libya Keeps Voters Subdued". What is important in the IBD is that the Editorial was printed next to Part two of another article titled "How Do You Kill 11 Million People?"subtitled 'Why the Truth Matters More than You Think' The article is "Verbatim" for a book with the same title by author " Andy Andrews" The question I have is this: When will we demand truth from our elected officials.
Confidence men know that their victim -- "the mark" as he has been called -- is eventually going to realize that he has been cheated. But it makes a big difference whether he realizes it immediately, and goes to the police, or realizes it after the confidence man is long gone.

So part of the confidence racket is creating a period of uncertainty, during which the victim is not yet sure of what is happening. This delaying process has been called "cooling out the mark."

The same principle applies in politics. When the accusations that led to the impeachment...