He had a hunch this was the way it would happen. All human foibles considered, it was inevitable. Standing in the crowd, listening to the hastily prepared hem and haw of the political figure, appearing after the havoc ensued to give the “heavy burden” speech.
This hemlock of condolence was only a husk covering an opportunity to once again hijack the true sympathy of the crowd into another rally for his own benefit. Hitch your wagon to such a sincere human and ignore the hyphenated hellbox.