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Short Story: "Engaging Constituency" (7th/Last of a series)

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Norman shook his head in annoyance. "What really bugs me, " he said, "is that if I was here, I would have been on Jones' side. After all we were trying to get his business at the time."

"You're kidding, right? You would have let them arrest your own mother?"

"What can I say? If everyone's supposed to be treated equally under the law, then why should anyone get a free pass?"

Kendrik made a face.

"What?"

"But Gram? You wouldn't even have made an exception for my Gram?"

Norman opened his mouth, but he couldn't think of anything to say. Fortunately, he didn't have to, because that was when she tapped the new Bluetooth device that hung from her ear and said, "Mike check."

THE END

Copyright 2013 by P. Orin Zack

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If your version of representational government dec... by Philip Zack on Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 9:36:05 AM