Saturday, March 28, 2009

From the mouths of babes


I got this in an email:


> I recently asked my friend's little girl what she wanted to be when
> she grows up. She said she wanted to be President someday. Both of her
> parents, liberal Democrats, were standing there, so I asked her, "If you
> were President what would be the first thing you would do?" She replied,
> "I'd give food and houses to all the homeless people." Her parents beamed.
> Wow...what a worthy goal.
>
> I then told her, "But you don't have to wait until you're President to do
> that; you can come over to my house and mow the lawn, pull weeds, and sweep
> my sidewalks, and I'll pay you $50. Then I'll take you over to the grocery
> store where the homeless guy hangs out, and you can give him the $50 to use
> toward food and a new house."
>
>
>
> She thought that over for a few seconds, then she looked me straight in the
> eye and asked, "Why doesn't the homeless guy come over and do the work, and
> you can just pay him the $50?"
>
> I said, "Welcome to the Republican Party."

Her parents still aren't
> speaking to me
>

3 comments:

Helen said...

I got that one, too. That was a good one!

Gabrielle Eden said...

I suppose if the homeless person was disabled and for that reason homeless, it would mean that he couldn't work...but this is assuming that he just won't work.

Guitarman said...

Hi ohhhh. Man does that one have impact! God bless you for posting that!