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'Cooling Out' the Voters

samplin Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 8:02 AM
"Cooling the mark," is especially simple when the majority of television networks and newspapers assist the con man along the way.
Larry in Texas Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 12:19 PM
They are a blatant front for the DNC and all the Left. Anyone telling you different is stupid and/or a lying weasel.
Marie150 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 8:27 AM
They do more than assist. They are the enemy.
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...