Senator Hillary Clinton snuck off to visit a fortuneteller of some
local repute. In a dark and hazy room, peering into a crystal ball,
the mystic delivered grave news.
"There's no easy way to say this, so I'll just be blunt: Prepare
yourself to be a widow. Your husband will die a violent and horrible
death this year."
Visibly shaken, Hillary stared at the woman's lined face, then at the
single flickering candle, then down at her hands. She took a few deep
breaths to compose herself. She simply had to know. She met the
fortuneteller's gaze, steadied her voice, and asked her question.
"Will I be acquitted?"