Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Democrat Balloonist

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 a 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 Republican."

>

> "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, and I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not

> been much help to me." The man smiled

> and responded, "You must be an Obama Democrat."

>

> "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.

3 comments:

Moshe said...

Oldie but a goodie :-D
And is more applicable than ever before :-(

someone said...

very expressive

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