A Gentleman’s Debate (fiction by Bob Siegel)

by Robert Siegel on November 2, 2016

Clower was convinced of what he said, she saw.  He did not take her question seriously. She thought about the other election stories around the state; the congressional races, mayoral races, statehouse and senate races, most were hotly contested campaigns.  Most included a lot of dirt, mudslinging, even a few good scandals but her beat included three uncontested districts and this “Love fest,” between Truett Clower.  “Heck,” she mumbled, “neither Truett nor Clower will even declare a party affiliation.”  It was sick.  If she didn’t get something interesting to report on she would die on this nowhere beat.

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