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Barnum displayed physical freaks; psychoanalyst Krafft-Ebing categorized and explained mental freaks; carny Daniel Mannix showed that geeks were just like you and me.
This is a vision of the nation that has been sold to us by a generation of politicians who talk brave and act gutless, and by the carny shills in the employ of the industries of death.
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