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Fri Jul 28, 2023, 08:13 PM Jul 2023

She rolled her eyes and said, "You must be a Democrat." [View all]

RC deWinter @RCdeWinter
A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below.

She shouted to him: “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.”

The man consulted his portable GPS and replied, “You’re in a hot air balloon, approximately 30 feet above ground elevation of 2,346 feet above sea level. You are at 31 degrees, 14.97 minutes north latitude and 100 degrees, 49.09 minutes west longitude."

She rolled her eyes and said, “You must be a Democrat."

“I am,” replied the man. “How did you know?”

“Well,” answered the balloonist, “everything you told me is technically correct. But I have no idea what to do with your information. Frankly, you haven’t been much help to me.”

The man smiled and responded, “You must be a Republican.”

“I am,” replied the balloonist. “How did you know?”

“Well,” said the man, “you don’t know where you are — or where you are going. You’ve risen to where you are, due to a large quantity of hot air. You made a promise you have no idea how to keep, and you expect me to solve your problem. You’re in exactly the same position you were in before we met, but somehow, now it’s my fault.”


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Sounds about right! 50 Shades Of Blue Jul 2023 #1
Tasty! dchill Jul 2023 #2
hehehe. AllaN01Bear Jul 2023 #3
This!!!! Joinfortmill Jul 2023 #4
I heard a variant of this decades ago DBoon Jul 2023 #5
I heard that as Microsoft. nt eppur_se_muova Jul 2023 #6
Also a variant about a lawyer treestar Jul 2023 #12
Mertzon, TX Major Nikon Jul 2023 #7
Then she crashed the balloon on the boat crushing and suffocating the man in the boat PurgedVoter Jul 2023 #8
Perfect! n/t iluvtennis Jul 2023 #9
My late wife was a member: she sent me this years ago: GLBTS Jul 2023 #10
Welcome to DU LetMyPeopleVote Jul 2023 #26
welcome to DU gopiscrap Aug 2023 #30
Somehow it's always a Democrat's fault, just ask any Repuke FakeNoose Jul 2023 #11
So true lefthandedskyhook Jul 2023 #13
K&R UTUSN Jul 2023 #14
That is so classic......spot on..... turbinetree Jul 2023 #15
Well said. paleotn Jul 2023 #16
LOL! burrowowl Jul 2023 #17
"you don't know where you are -- or where you are going. You've risen to where you are, elleng Jul 2023 #18
That's a perfect description of pretty much any Republican. calimary Jul 2023 #20
Good one! liberalla Jul 2023 #19
Republicans will never change. Aussie105 Jul 2023 #21
Always loved this one. Arthur_Frain Jul 2023 #22
25 years ago it was an engineer and a sales manager. jg10003 Jul 2023 #23
All I know is the rich republicans are saving seven million dollars over ten years thanks to... czarjak Jul 2023 #24
"but now it's MY fault." Most "lost" people seem to prefer that conclusion. Hortensis Jul 2023 #25
K&R Blue Owl Jul 2023 #27
it was originally a joke about managers and engineers paulkienitz Jul 2023 #28
Hehehe malaise Jul 2023 #29
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