Imagined Conversations (4.28.14)

Spoken quotes from the week’s news in dialogue form.

A: It’s just that yesterday she had a small crisis. She is recovering from an operation. She doesn’t feel well.

B: Unforgivable behavior…  I just assumed it would be all roses.  She signed a letter of resignation?

A: A letter of resignation?

B: A letter of resignation.  To send a message. 

A: For despots to send a message!

B: To send a message to the general public.

A: She is the default scapegoat. 

B: Scapegoat?  It’s like a large sheet cake floating through the Southern Ocean! Once you put that frame in your mind, that reality, which is the bottom line, you understand how imperative it is…

A: Imperative? There’s no doubt she has tough issues to work out, but injecting a term like resignation into the discussion doesn’t advance that goal. It takes the discussion to an entirely different dimension.

B: There are traffic jams! 

A: Unfair and inaccurate slander!  The reports have been misunderstood and misreported.  She… listen, people grow so frustrated with their lot in life that they begin to take other choices and go to dark places they’ve been before, which forces… 

B: Forces this? Listen: the bottom line is that our commitment is to serve water that’s clean, cold and constant. That doesn’t include pee. 


B: Not from people, at least.


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