Woes Of A Tough Economy

As the crowd jeered, the hangman silently tightened his knot around the defiant offender. Unexpectedly, the bold lad became exceedingly frightened, as the reality of death loomed.

“Pl-Please!” he whimpered, fiercely. “I…I don’t want to die!”

The executioner paused, quite sorrowful. “Then, lad,” he sobbed, “I fear I’d lose my job.”

He pulled the lever.

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