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'Cooling Out' the Voters

Oishi Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 4:35 PM
There is a huge difference between willfully breaking the law (F&F), and acts of war. The attack in Benghazi was an act of war, and the administraion's lack of truthfullness (outright lies) are what have politicized the tragedy. Ask the Pres. how he intends to respond. I think both BO and Hillary failed the 3am call test. Vote him out and prosecute for treason.
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...