“I’m going to kill every last one of you,” grates Denny, “and your wives, and your dogs and lawyers. I’ll burn your homes to the ground. I’ll sow your lawns with salt.”
“No! Please!” cries Anton, townsfolk huddled behind him. “Why are you doing this?”
“Because your children will get your life insurance money,” cackles Denny, “and use it to buy video game systems, including, most likely, the anime-based game for which my brother’s friend did the sound effects, which means she’ll probably get to do the sequel!”
Later Anton escapes, and gets elected, and makes that his economic policy.