Annals of Grifting: Hey, remember the wall? Seems the $1.57 billion scammed to date has built just 1.7 miles of fence, an original cost of $15 billion has soared to $1.85 trillion, another judge called bullshit on stealing money for it, another lawsuit's pending, We Build the Wall cranks - AMERICA FIRST! Not Mexican cartels! - must stop and desist 'cause oops permits, locals hate it, it's an environmental debacle, it's dissolved into a MAGA fever dream, and oh yeah ladders. Too much winning.
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