Jonathan knew his marketing campaign was a success when he overheard a conversation in an airport that confirmed his latest poll.
“My sister-in-law is petrified of ISIS,” the older lady confessed to a younger man. “She is afraid they will come, take their family away and put them in concentration camps. I think we need more troops over there.”
Jonathan pulled out his cell phone and dialed the senator. “It is now time for the next phase,” he instructed. “You’ll get enough support to push the new anti-terrorist bill through. We’ll work on phase three and the lucrative contracts after.”
Norman Marcotte is an aspiring writer who attempts to get people to say: “I did not see that coming.” He has previously published in Saturday Night Reader and 101 Words.