Definitely Has a Future in Politics

Story Submitted by Alice:

I met Liam in college.  We were both in the same political action group and had a lot of time to interact, as it was an election year and we were both pretty involved.

Not terribly long after we had started working together, he asked me, "Hey, you want to go out this Friday night?  Grab a drink?"

I asked him, "As friends?"

He replied, "I was hoping for more, but no rush."

It was the answer I had hoped he would say, and overall, he seemed like a cool guy.  We set up a place and time, and I looked forward to it all week.

It had been a few days since I had seen him last when the day of the date rolled around.  We had arranged to meet after classes at 6pm.

He called me at 4:30 and said, "Hey, I might be a little late to the restaurant.  Want to meet me at my dorm around six?  Maybe we could walk there together."

I didn't have a problem with that, and I went to his dorm at six and knocked on his room's door.  He opened it up a crack, wearing just a pair of boxers.

"Hey," he said, "I'm going to be a little late," then he lowered his voice and said, "My girlfriend's over.  Meet you at the restaurant in, like, an hour?"

I gave him a stare in response.

He went on, "Unless you want to join us in here?"

He opened his door a bit more.  I grabbed the doorknob and slowly closed it between us, without a word.  After taking a moment to collect myself, I left the dorm, called up some girlfriends, and ended up having a good night out, after all.


  1. I love the title. :)

  2. Should have called *his* girlfriend...

  3. ^ Don't know if that would have done anything. He invited her in to join them and unless he is a complete moron, that sounds to me like his girlfriend (why did you mark *his*?) knew about it.


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