Con Jobs

The authorities say

“The officers made a good faith, but mistaken, effort to enforce an old unwritten interpretation of the prohibitions about demonstrating in the Capitol. The policy and procedures were too vague,” Gainer said. “The failure to adequately prepare the officers is mine.”

This is a con and a misuse of the language, just like the latest state of the union load, whose use of words fails to point to things that are real in the world. Again, the opposite of poetry.