Weekend Writing Prompt — Teapot Dome Scandal

15714936-0E1F-4373-B573-4223F683A6D3Back in the Twenties there was a scandal involving the President of the United States. It was called “The Teapot Dome Scandal.” The scandal got its name from a natural rock formation in Wyoming called the Teapot Dome.

What will future historians will call all of Trump’s scandals?

(48 words)


FE3CCD60-1A3B-4EA3-AA6B-50AD68EF6C97Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where we are challenged to write a poem or piece of prose using the word “teapot” in exactly 48 words. Photo credit: WyoHistory.org.

15 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt — Teapot Dome Scandal

  1. Marilyn Armstrong August 31, 2019 / 10:27 am

    My mother was convinced that Harding was poisoned by his own party. You know, he got “food poisoning” on his ship out in the Atlantic and was, to everyone’s relief, quickly buried.

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      • Marleen August 31, 2019 / 11:40 am

        Someone pointed out, today, that Popeye’s is an example of not having enough chicken prepared — such as for their sandwiches — because of the raids on chicken cleaning plants.

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  2. slmret August 31, 2019 / 10:48 am

    The moniker will have to have something to do with “orange.”

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    • Fandango August 31, 2019 / 3:12 pm

      Yep, we seem to have been on the same page for this one! 😏

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    • Fandango August 31, 2019 / 3:14 pm

      Good point. Or if there is a future, the survivors will simply rewrite history.

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  3. D. Wallace Peach August 31, 2019 / 8:27 pm

    I can’t think of words despicable enough to describe these years of Trump. The End of the World.

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