Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Restaurants

A fast food Christmas story

See also

Mickey strolled up to the podium in the Jerusalem town hall. This was already in the bag. He didn't know why they didn't just give him the award right now. It couldn't be more than a formality at this point, everyone knew he was the best.

Mickey cleared his throat:
“I am supposed to explain why I should be nominated the greatest of all rulers. But I almost feel like any attempt to argue for my case would insult your intelligence,” Mickey smirked as he looked over the audience of his peers. “My brand and image is known worldwide and brings prosperity: an inexpensive joy to all my people. Vote for what you already know is true.”

Mickey sat down, and Subby sprang towards the mic.
“What Mickey failed to mention was what he does to his people's health! Do you want a slow, miserable death? Then vote Mickey. I bring exuberance, health, and energy to all my people.”

After Subby moved away, Fi-gey approached the stand.
“What do all people want more than anything? Freedom!” Fi-gey answered his own question after a dramatic pause. “I bring freedom to my people. Freedom to make what they choose. To decide whatever they wish for themselves. Vote for freedom.”

Someone brought forward a young girl to the stand.
“We've found a commoner!” the usher exclaimed. She will give an unbiased judgment.
The little girl looked at Mickey, Subby, and Fi-gey. She smiled sadly.
“None of you deserve this. You're all flawed. None of you are really healthy. Often you're dirty, and many of your people leave feeling icky. You charge too much for what you make, and you don't pay your workers enough. None of you are the best because none of you are even good.”
The three hung their heads. They knew what she said to be true.

“But someday, someone will make you what could be: your very best.”
A whisper began spreading around the crowd. The audience began getting up; they began leaving.
“What's going on?” Mickey demanded.
Someone's been born who can make all of us good. They say he's been born in Bethlehem.”

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Corned beef
    Find out how to prepare a classic corned beef recipe in a slow cooker
    Video
    Slow Cooker Tips
  • Left handed eating
    Find out why you should never eat with your left hand
    Video
    Wives Tale
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Video
    Subway Message
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Natural solutions
    Natural beauty: All natural solutions to life's little beauty headaches
    Camera
    Natural Solutions
  • Chocolate souffle
    Love chocolate? Get tips on making the perfect chocolate souffle every time
    Video
    Recipe 101

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!