“Why do you need a pencil?” Ray asked.
“I’m planning the celebration.”
“To honor the President. He’s coming to town for a rally.”
“You want to plan a celebration for that imperious bastard?”
“He’s the President. We can’t afford not to celebrate his being here.”
“I can’t believe how happy you are to capitulate to that moron who is destroying our nation.
(Exactly 82 words)
Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt (“celebration” in exactly 82 words). And for: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (pencil), Ragtag Daily Prompt (squat), Your Daily Word Prompt (imperious), Scotts Daily Prompt (afford), and Word of the Day Challenge (capitulate).