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'Cooling Out' the Voters

Steven668 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 2:56 AM
There has never been any uncertainty in the mind of anyone who has ever held responsibility for anything. If you have ever sold candy for a little league baseball team, you know that you had to account for both the candy and the money. The President is responsible for his ambassadors, especially the ones in hot spots around the world. It is inconceivable that he was not aware, weeks in advance, that trouble was brewing. It is physically impossible that he did not know what happened in Benghazi within minutes, or at most hours, of the events. Obama intended for Christopher Stevens to die. All that remains is to uncover the proof.
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...