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Response to ErikJ (Original post)

Fri May 4, 2012, 04:15 PM

2. I like the one about politics....

What Is Politics?

A little boy goes to his dad and asks, "What is politics?"

Dad says, "Well son, let me try to explain it this way: I'm the breadwinner of the family, so let's call me capitalism. Your Mom, she's the administrator of the money, so we'll call her the Government. We're here to take care of your needs, so we'll call you the people. The nanny, we'll consider her the Working Class. And your baby brother, we'll call him the Future. Now, think about that and see if that makes sense,"

So the little boy goes off to bed thinking about what dad had said.

Later that night, he hears his baby brother crying, so he gets up to check on him. He finds that the baby has severely soiled his diaper. So the little boy goes to his parents' room and finds his mother sound asleep. Not wanting to wake her, he goes to the nanny's room. Finding the door locked, he peeks in the keyhole and sees his father in bed with the nanny. He gives up and goes back to bed. The next morning, the little boy says to his father, "Dad, I think I understand the concept of politics now."

The father says, "Good son, tell me in your own words what you think politics is all about."

The little boy replies, "Well, while Capitalism is screwing the Working Class, the Government is sound asleep, the People are being ignored and the Future is in deep shit."

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ErikJ May 2012 OP
Tommy_Carcetti May 2012 #1
LineNew Reply I like the one about politics....
MindMover May 2012 #2
hifiguy May 2012 #7
ErikJ May 2012 #10
geardaddy May 2012 #11
rfranklin May 2012 #3
matt819 May 2012 #4
kentuck May 2012 #5
TedBronson May 2012 #8
kentuck May 2012 #14
ErikJ May 2012 #6
Egalitarian Thug May 2012 #9
jorno67 May 2012 #12
tjwash May 2012 #13
ErikJ May 2012 #15
sadbear May 2012 #17
Aerows May 2012 #18
Zalatix May 2012 #16
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