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New Orleans watched for months as the top three candidates for mayor shuffled to the lead in poll after poll like a game of three-card Monte, deceiving anyone who thought a favorite would emerge.
And now, 40-odd years later, their achievements are under assault from a gaggle of lightweights and a president-elect whose only apparent political skill is the equivalent of a three-card monte game on the E train.
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