Post Date: August 21st, 2009
The nurse left work at five o’clock.
Outside the hospital, real Americans rushed her carrying signs that read HANDS OFF OUR HEALTH CARE and DEATH TO DEATH PANELS. They plodded after her, white as snow and heavy as glazed donuts, bellies jiggling, shouting, “Miss, miss, don’t let the government take over your job!”
She stopped and said, “This is a state hospital.”
The protesters screamed, “They’ll dock your pay!”
“They’ll let foreigners take over the ER!”
“They’ll kick the hard-working Americans out of beds!”
The nurse said, “What’s new?”
Friends, Republicans, Countrymen, I dare you to finish this prompt.