A Multiple Word Prompt Story – A Political Affair.

This story was inspired by the following Word Prompts:

Word of the Day: Sensitivity

https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2018/07/25/sensitivity/

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2018/07/25/your-daily-word-prompt-constituency-july-25th-2018/

https://fivedotoh.com/2018/07/25/fowc-with-fandango-shallow/#comment-17444

https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/07/25/three-things-challenge-25-july-2018/

Today’s things are: snowman, family, caring

 

 A Political Affair

William Wilberforce Dudley-Walsh was the member of Parliament for the constituency of East Redborough and Shorwell. It consisted of the eastern half of a former seaside resort and several miles of unspoilt coastline and a few scattered farms. He was a Conservative member and he was thankful that he represented a fairly typical Conservative seat. He was always returned with a safe majority and as such did very little actual work at all. He may have been given the middle name of one of Britain’s greatest political campaigners who successfully managed to get Parliament to pass the abolition of slavery act, but he wasn’t at all made from the same material. It had been quite a useful boon when trying to find a seat, people liked the reference.

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Multi Word Prompt Story – The Consummate Politician.

This story was inspired by the following prompts:

Word of the Day: Enticing

https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2018/07/18/enticing/

Sheryl’s your daily word: Lazy

https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2018/07/18/your-daily-word-prompt-lazy-july-18th-2018/

Fandango’s One Word Challenge: Ambiguous

FOWC with Fandango — Ambiguous

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Extempore

https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2018/07/18/rdp-48-extempore/

The Haunted Wordsmith Three Things Challenge.

https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2018/07/18/three-things-challenge-18-july-2018/comment-page-1/#comment-2380

Today’s things are: grapefruit, HDMI cord, battery

The Consummate Politician

He stood up to address the crowds gathered unexpectedly around him.

He was famous for his extempore and off-the-cuff speeches and he delivered one to the masses. It was all about grasping the opportunities of education and learning. It was about supporting those people less fortunate than themselves. It was about standing strong and together to build an even better future for our children. The crowds all cheered, all hearing exactly what they wanted to hear.

What the speech lacked was any basis in fact, any solid figures or any concrete way of delivering the laudable platitudes that flowed out from that undoubtedly charismatic gentleman. His words remained suitably ambiguous.

He was the consummate politician.

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