"But why are you asking me?" He responds. "Why should I answer that question?" Ummm...because you're a leader, a decision maker, and (slap against the forehead) you're also the keynote speaker. Wait, let me go and fetch a dictionary...you wanted to know what 'crook' means. There are a few more words to remember:
1. To disguise or conceal behind a false appearance.
2. To make a false show of; feign.
To disguise or conceal one's real nature, motives, or feelings behind a false appearance.
1. One who plays tricks or pranks. trickster
bad hat, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble.
Because if you do become our president, there will be trouble for ordinary citizens, black and white.