Lost Nation – Published in The Drabble – June 11, 2020
After The Mueller Report had been removed from library shelves and bookstores, and a house to house search for harbored texts was completed, a ceremonial conflagration was hosted on the White House lawn where a testimonial to the Rule of Law was consumed by flames.
Armed militia protected New Age cheering supporters from tearful mourners shuffling past the burning symbol of democracy while the leader of the once free world watched with glee.
In the wee hours of the morning when flames finally died to smoldering ash, the president tweeted:
FREE AT LAST, FREE AT LAST, I AM FREE AT LAST.