The Corner

Trick or Treat?

The Washington Post has a story up right now about how few people are dressing as politicians for Halloween. “This has been a very dead year as far as political stuff goes,” says one costume seller. Out here in rural Michigan, the FBI is looking for a bank robber with a different sense of style:

The suspect has worn camouflage clothing during hunting season to disguise his appearance, and in the other robberies he wore a vinyl Halloween mask, possibly an Al Gore and Barak Obama presidential mask.

Discuss amongst yourselves.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.