The greatest trick Craig James ever played* was convincing people that it is not significant that he most certainly did not kill five hookers while at SMU. This fact cannot be stressed enough.
*Besides completing his studies at SMU without having killed five hookers.
** And convincing anywhere from 12 to 27 Texans that he would make an even passable Congressman given his inability to cast a logically coherent AP ballot. Oh nevermind. Maybe he'll fit right in.