The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Remembering 9/11: Friday Fiction Special

Posted on | September 8, 2017 | No Comments

by Smitty

“Samantha?” she asked into the darkness.
“Mother?” answered the raw voice of her sophomore daughter.
“School?” she inquired, wondering why only the lamp was on in the living room.
“Yeah.”
“Tell me.”
“My Political Science professor went on a rant about 9/11. He said that capitalism is evil and that that ‘freedom fighters’ had courageously held America accountable for all the sins–he said ‘sins!’–we have committed and that, rather than get the message, we made things worse in Iraq and Afghanistan.”
“And?”
“Finally, I couldn’t take it anymore. I screamed ‘My dad died there that day, you sick bastard!'”

via Darleen

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