Tinyman got frustrated and rebooted his computer and then lost his temper abruptly and in a violent blur of unspooling rage hurled the 18-inch monitor through the venetian-blinded window of the campaign tour van.
It exploded on the roadside and the sparks bounced off behind.
Tinyman's campaign manager, Clench Macnamera, a tiny bald man in a suit, worried, tried to calm Tinyman down, or, to put it more precisely, encouraged him to adopt a cooler demeanor.
Tinyman made to punch Clench but missed.
Werd observed the whole thing, taking notes.
Tinyman, he would write later, is actually capable of... emotion, however tenuously.