I’m A New Yorker.. And I Know A Con When I See One

Sometimes, you can help people to see reality clearly so they don’t fall for the okey-doke. Other times, not so much.

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg (And my former boss when I used to work for Bloomberg Television) was addressing the Democratic National Convention last night when he said:

“I’m a New Yorker.. And I know a CON when I see one.”

HAHAHAHA oh man! 😀

I try to explain things like this to internet people, but they just don’t get it because they don’t have enough life experience.

Here in NYC, we walk a lot. We use mass transportation a lot. We have a lot of encounters with actual human beings from when we’re kids all the way up.

This gives us a different understanding of life, people, and possibilities from the person sitting in a basement in Arkansas typing on the internet about things he or she has never actually experienced ever in life.

At the same time.. It isn’t my job to explain to the naive masses how I know a certain person is a fraud, fake, or con man.

My job is to interact with the fraud as exactly who he or she is, and not as the uninformed public perceive them to be. Continue reading “I’m A New Yorker.. And I Know A Con When I See One”