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The Recession is Hurting Drug Dealers, Too

So there I was, walking to the corner mercado one recent evening, okay? It’s an old neighborhood that hasn’t been afflicted by gentrification yet, and a lot of the houses are set maybe three feet back from the sidewalk. Front yards? Front yards happen to other people, baby. And so as I’m walking along, a guy sitting on the front step of one of the houses says “Yo, you got money, I got weed, dawg.” I politely decline.

“You sure?” the would-be dealer asks. “I’ll beat anyone’s prices, dawg. Special overstock sale, know what I mean? Too much inventory, not enough liquid assets to pay my mortgage. Help a fella out?”
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', General | on May 26th, 2009 | Comments Off on The Recession is Hurting Drug Dealers, Too