Only in Deadwood.

As a facilitator, a guy invariably finds himself mired in the problems of others. Oftentimes, it’s people you’ve never met, don’t care to meet. 

Politicians, winners and losers; washed-up celebrities; wannabe jet-setters; they’re all looking for a little help this time of the year. 

My reputation as a facilitator is getting around, best explanation I can give.

Vice President Mike Pence called, wondering what was new on the Western Front. 

The news is not good, I told the VP. It’s time to jump ship.

“Easier said than done, good buddy.”

Pence wanted to know if I had any leads on job openings. Take a break for a couple of years, I said. Look what it did for Joe.

“Joe?”

Biden. Joe Biden.

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