Desert Companion

Satire: Romance reloaded

When Ammon Bundy locks eyes with Michele Fiore on speed-dating night, high-caliber passion ensues

Sunday is speed-dating night at Delish, a quiet wine bar in northwest Las Vegas. Typically, the weekly event hosts middle-aged suburbanites looking for a little romance. But on this particular Sunday, February 14, a unique match is in the making. Tonight, Ammon Bundy — son of Cliven Bundy and leader of an armed occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge — has been persuaded to visit in hopes of meeting firebrand state lawmaker Michele Fiore. What follows is a transcript of Ammon’s text messages to his brother, Ryan.


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