Just the mere fact they won't put Ernie or me on the list "because we want to be" indicates a certain space of recognition. "We're not those guys".
But this is my punt. I tried to do this through diplomatic channels and instead of more understanding there is more mistrust and fear.
The one thing I have is this channel with Hank and I almost feel like this is the last chance and I have nothing to lose but my reputation and....
when you are a Smudge Pot you really don't have much of a rep to lose. I am a Smudge Pot and you know you get dirty just by touching me.
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