BY Abner Isom
[Editorâ€™s note: This is just a short story, and maybe not a particularly good one. The important thing is that this is fiction, and not suggesting anyone actually do these things.]
She just wanted to see what would happen. Some day, she figured, they were going to do something horrible and over the top â€” drop a nuke on someone, or start mass arrests, or maybe just that the war would become intolerable to enough people that such an action would be supported. Then this could come in handy, this little technique, and if it were replicated all over the country, it would cost the system billions and billions of dollars each day.
For now, she just wanted to test her hypothesis.