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'Cooling Out’ the Voters
Creators Syndicate, Inc., by Thomas Sowell

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Posted By:Mr. Know-It-All, 10/30/2012 11:58:46 AM

Confidence men know that their victim — “the mark” — 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 of President Bill Clinton first surfaced, he flatly denied them all.

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And it will probably work. Sandy was the final distraction to make the Benghazi debacle "old news".

Correct cource [Creators Syndicate, Inc.] located at end of article. LCom Staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: heneverlies, 10/30/2012 12:10:49 PM     (No. 8974620)

Sadly, he is right and we are once again being played...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/30/2012 12:18:11 PM     (No. 8974630)

Sandy will prove to be a push. It has cooled off his get out the vote effort and has delayed the full exposure of failed policies in the Middle East.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 10/30/2012 12:26:33 PM     (No. 8974644)

"Gimmedats" will always vote Democrat/0bama.
"Conservatives" will vote Republican.
"Independents" are wishy-washy and have few fixed beliefs and such limited moral structure they can vote for whatever feels good.

This election is the "Makers" versus the "Takers" and will determine the direction the United States will take for years to come.

Alexis de Tocqueville: "... a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it."


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Reply 4 - Posted by: mathman, 10/30/2012 12:46:25 PM     (No. 8974700)

We have a con artist government.
We are daily conned.
And the steadfast hope appears to be that we can be kept in the dark by a compliant media, which takes their orders from the 5 AM briefing from Axelrod. It is because of the briefing that all the major news sources use the same language.
This is the Chicago way.
We are mushrooms.
You know what I mean.

And the Diplomatic Corps ("corpse") is clearly superfluous, just a bump on the road, and eligible for sacrifice in the interest of the Grand Design of the 12th Imam, Hussein.
So a few corpses along the way are just part of Allah's grand plan to bring us all under Sharia law.

Sigh. Too many Americans are buying a used car from this guy, and helping him push it off the lot!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coyote, 10/30/2012 1:14:40 PM     (No. 8974785)

The Innocence of Muslims video was clearly a red herring. Professor Sowell calls it again.

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