Ted (merovingian) wrote,

Today is a day of happy political news and increased choices.

"This," she said, "is the button that causes the United State to dissolve into hundreds of sovereign city states with no overarching government except for a body that guarantees the free right to enter and exit any city-state, and assists in the process. You know, to foster competitive innovation."

"This button here?" I asked, as I lifted the plastic cover.

She left from her chair and pushed it away, "Don't touch it! Do you have any idea what a bad idea that would be?"

I scowled, "How do you even know it works?"

"It's an untested prototype but the theory is sound. I spent four decades designing it and simulating it. It works."

"If you're not going to use it, why have it?"

"It's comforting to know I have a choice," she said, "It makes me like the current system better, flaws and all."
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