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- n. Common misspelling of legerdemain.
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Those who would kick against the goad of the end of history would like to shackle our displacement of the military threshhhold by ambulance-chaser ledgerdemain.
I have a feeling that you know little about Islam and have adopted the conventional, centre-left view that it's basically just another form of Christianity and Judaism and that objections to some of its practices are, by some semantic ledgerdemain, "racist".
Objections to the massive invasion by an alien culture are condemned, by ledgerdemain, as "racist".
They count them against the huge federal deficit so it won't look as bad as it really is, and it looks really bad even with that ledgerdemain.
Still farther: If Congress be allowed to imply this power (as to a legal tender), it gains, by the political ledgerdemain of construction, the power not merely to "impair," but to violate and extinguish the obligation of contracts!