“So, Mr. Holton, what would you say is the reason your party won all the votes in the last election?”
“Good, old-fashioned , on-the-ground campaign work, young man. Blood, sweat and toil is what did it. You youngsters can learn from that.”
“Yes, Mr. Holton, but there was an allegation that some votes were bought in some constituencies.”
“Well, let’s just say some corners were cut. No such thing as a clean election, eh?”
Holton leaned forward, ‘Actually, cut that last bit out in the final airing, would you?’
“Er. . . Mr. Holton, this is being recorded live. You’re on the air.”
Welcome to The Moving Quill!
For this year’s A to Z Challenge, I’ve taken up the theme of
An Oxymoron rendered in micro-fiction.
Each day’s title will have one half of the oxymoron while the second half will be revealed towards the end of the post.
Follow me as I unravel each tale in exactly 100 words.