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.


Hippos (Sussita National Park, Israel)

Laughing at Legion

God seems to delight in a subversive humor that puts tyrants in their place.