We’ve been hustled by the Elephants and Donkeys. It’s time to stop playing the games.
An old street hustle is three-card monte, in which the con man distracts you while robbing you blind. In politics, we’re encouraged to be distracted by the “game” between the Elephants and the Donkeys – even as our Republic is stolen from us.
It will only stop, says Michael Quinn Sullivan, when the citizens say they have had enough.