She knew Mr. Nurman learns to tickle everyone's fancy. But she didn't know what to do to combat corruption in Indonesia with Mr. Nurman's help.
"Indonesia lost as much as Rp 2.13 trillion ($238.6 million) to corruption in 2011, Ms. Burnett," I said to her, quoting from the Jakarta Globe.
She raised her eyebrow. Sitting on a sofa, holding a smart phone, she paid fully attention to me.
“I don't agree if it is said that our corruption practices are actually still quite primitive and therefore easy for auditors to track," I went on.
"Because auditors are on vacation now."
"Maybe they are in Virginia now. It is beautiful in the fall. They might visit Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home,. It is gorgeous when the leaves turn and you can watch football there."
"Mr. Nurman, may I ask you something?"
"Why are you so confident that I am now interviewing you. I am not! Now I wake up!"
"No I won't. I'll ..."
"I'll be committing corruption too. Help ... help me."
"I can't help you."
"Why can't you?"
"You know, I am not Erin Burnett and get rid of your illusion!"
And the next morning I didn't see Erin Burnett anymore on a dangling LCD TV in a lobby as I usually see before entering the lift to work..But good news is, a fortuneteller told me that someday Erin is going to interview me, because I am unique.
When I confirmed it, she said, "Yeah, maybe Erin and so and so.