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May 7, 2013 12:00 AM

Davis Merritt: A parable of Ralph, Rover and Social Security

Ralph, an inexpert dog owner at 2345 Sixth St., Everytown USA, teaches Rover to sit down and wait for a treat, using the key word “cookie.” One day the dog refuses to come in from the cold. “Rover!” his owner yells, holding open the door. “Get in here this minute or you’re not getting a cookie!”

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