Very Important

‘That’s an important building right there; important things happen inside - very important things, the kinds of things that civilization couldn’t function without. That building is all that stands between Order and Chaos, between Us and Them.

That is why it’s imperative Congress gives us the funding we need. Call your local Senators and Representatives and demand that they keep this building running.’

The ad ends and the CEO mutes the TV and turns to his family, sitting beside him on the sofa. "What do you guys think?"

"I liked it, dear," his wife said. "Didn’t you kids like it too?"

Everyone agreed with Mom, especially because of the look on her face.

"What exactly do you do in there, Daddy?" his youngest daughter asked.

"I wish I could tell you, dear, but that’s classified."

Mom interrupted him. "The show’s on, dear."

"Right, I can see." Dad unmuted the TV and the family watched it together. A couple minutes later Dad got a phone call, which he left abruptly to take. He went into his office and closed the door and a minute later the yelling started.