Greatest American con job in history
I find it an interesting, yet sad, irony that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced it will shutter its tents forever in the same week that Donald Trump was sworn in as president.
P.T. Barnum, a great con man himself, famously said: “A sucker is born every minute.”
I fear we’ve all been witnesses to the greatest American con job in history.
Appropriately, Barnum was also quoted saying: “Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung.”
I’m no circus expert, but when something looks and acts like a clown … I call it a clown. Let’s brace ourselves for the circus traveling in his caravan.