The Spin Doctor (Friday Fictioneers)

The Spin Doctor (Friday Fictioneers)


He’s definitely slipped a cog this time, her assistant whispered. I don’t see how you can spin this one.

Sarah worked on her bitch face. It was the only piece of arsenal she had to fend off the questions the press corps was sure to conjure up. The Big Man had made implausible statements in the past, but this one was beyond reason.

As she walked to the podium, an outcry of questions filled the small room.

This morning the President tweeted that….

Sarah silently questioned her career choice, but quickly pushed the thoughts away.

It was show time.

This week’s photo reminded me of cognitive thinking.  Just before I saw the photo, I read a  news report that President Trump reportedly blamed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for Republican Roy Moore’s loss in Alabama earlier this month because his departure from the Senate to lead the Justice Department necessitated the race.  I mean no disrespect to anyone’s political views but when your muse talks, you listen

Trump partly blames Sessions for Republican loss in Alabama

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Ted Strutz for this week’s prompt.