The trial was over in a few minutes. There was no need for a jury, or for witnesses. As the defendant cried and pleaded his case, the stone-faced judge only had to tap a few keys on the keyboard to bring up the appropriate CCTV footage of the incident.
Every single argument made by the defendant was shot down expertly with a simple turn of the dial to pan and zoom into the high definition video footage. There was no angle left uncovered, no detail left unnoticed, no rock left unturned with the nationwide surveillance program.
Finally, the defendant turned quiet. He had exhausted all his energy and spirit. Defeated, he listened to the judge
“Jules, you say in your book that the world is going crazy. What brought you to this conclusion?”
Jules nods, splaying his fingers as the audience leans forward in their seats like dogs sniffing for their next meal.
“A few things,” he begins. The audience jumps as the words tumble from his mouth. “If we look at the recent events in the Maldives; the drowning of over two hundred people with a paltry amount of aid sent, as well as the inexplicable death of the Swedish Prime minister that was met with little to no reaction from any foreign power, I think we can, with a fairly large degree of certainty, state that