Happy VD and welcome to this week’s installment of Friday Flash Fiction. Our travel guide is the lovely and talented, Ralphie Wisoff-Fields. To learn how to participate, in this weekly exercise in madness, visit her blog, http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ after which, scroll down to the blue In links critter and follow the links to other author’s blogs.
“That was my husband. The Greatest Thief of All-Time.”
“Why does his statue lean so far to one side?”
“Political adversaries labeled him a left wing extremist, when in fact he showed no party loyalty. He proposed higher taxes on the rich, the poor, the elderly, non-profit groups, small businesses, large corporations, internet sales, and children’s lemonade stands.”
“Wow, no wonder they erected a monument in his honor.”
“He was re-elected six times, but always claimed his greatest achievement was the caper he pulled on February 14, 1974.”
“What happened then?”
“That was the day he stole my heart.”