I just read this in a novel:
"The nurse was speaking to the man across the way, talking loudly, like she was making an announcement."Mr Rosenberg, you have a broken hip. Your daughter is on her way. Do you know where you are?"
Of course I know where I am , I'm at the movies, this is all a movie" he said. "I wish it were. I'm at the home, the home where I live, or should I say where they put me -waiting to die. Cold storage, that's where I am. I may be old but I'm not senile."
"You're in the hospital, Mr Rosenberg. You fell and they brought you here. Do you know who the president is Mr Rosenberg?"
"What does it matter? They're all thieves."
And so say all of us. …