I have to give him credit. He is clever and fleet of tongue. He can manage to get people to hand him anything he asks for on a silver platter. But he is quick with barbs and briars directed at those who know the truth about his sordid past and dare to speak up.
Someday he’ll get his comeuppance, though, once the dark truth about him is revealed. And then the people who put him on a pedestal will realize their mistake and will take him down and bash the statue to bits. I just hope it won’t be too late.
Written for these daily prompts: Your Daily Word Prompt (canonize), Ragtag Daily Prompt (platform), The Daily Prompt (fleet), My Vivid Blog (platter), E.M.’s Random Word Prompt (briars), Fandango’s One Word Prompt (sordid), and Word of the Day Challenge (bash).