Why did the chicken cross the road? That depends on who you ask … In the spirit of the circus that is the 2008 Presidential election year, find below a list of likely responses from our leaders. Enjoy this attempt at political humor inspired by an email sent to me this week.
JOHN MC CAIN
My friends, don’t listen to the liberals. I’m told by our latest intelligence that that chicken crossed the road to steal jobs from decent, hardworking Americans.
Despite almost being run-over by a speeding tank in very heavy traffic, I personally helped the chicken cross the road, which was actually a six-lane highway. I held that chicken by its right wing (wink-wink) and dashed across to the other side, where I helped it lay a dozen brand new eggs … This experience makes me uniquely qualified to be president from Day One!
Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of chickens gathered and, with that simple act of crossing the road, launched America’s improbable experiment in democracy. They were farmers and scholars; statesmen and patriots who had traveled across an ocean to escape tyranny and persecution!
G. W. BUSH
“I’m often times asked, Why the chicken crossed to road? The answer means a lot. It means a lot morally, it means a lot from a — it’s in our national interest.”
“The real question is, who ought to make that decision to cross the road? The Congress or the commanders? And as you know, my position is clear — I’m a commander guy.”
“Simple — to find the best way to defeat the totalitarianism of hate, which is with an ideology of hope — an ideology of hate — excuse me –with an ideology of hope.”
Create then compete: R. Bong Vergara