Racketeer used in a sentence via Merriam Webster Dictionary:
<the racketeer threatened to have his thugs vandalize the shop if the shopkeeper didn’t pay him a monthly bribe>
Isn’t threatening to renege on the NATO Treaty with member countries, threatening to not defend them against thugs unless they pay up, acting like a rackateer not like a President of the United States.
I don’t think this rhetoric is one of an artful deal maker, more one of an old timey racketeer.
This post is my contibution to Stream of Consciousness Saturday hosted by Linda G Hill. Image of Al Capone via Bradley Gordon on Flickr.
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