...For the third (or is it the fourth?) time?
What, don't you watch magic acts? It's not about the patter, it's not about the obvious gesture; it's about what they're distracting you from noticing.
And while many of us are gleefully replaying every criticism of Mr. Bush's foray into Iraq on the screen of Mr. Obama's weak-tea Libyan reenactment, the Mint's printing presses whir ever faster.
War is the health of the state. Just like misdirection is the health of prestidigitation. Or three-card monte, which the News Cycle and the Government with which it is so deeply entwined took as its model decades ago.
T. R. MCELROY'S STREAMLINED TELEGRAPH KEYS
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