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Alec Mento's second Penny Rants volume collects more wry observations about American politics from his long-running Thieves in the Temple weblog. Long story short: the venality of Our Glorious Elites knows no bounds -- but even as one of the worst of their number captures the Presidency, the goodness and resourcefulness of the American people are more than a match for them.