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Daddy, 'What is politics?' Harry White hrwhite leighnharry@earthlink.net A young boy asks his dad, "What is politics?" Dad says, "Well son, let me try
to explain it this way.

1. I'm the bread winner of the family, so let's call me Capitalism.

2. Your mom is the administrator of the money, so we'll call her the Government.

3. We're here to take care of your needs, so we'll call you the People. The nanny we'll call the Working Class.

4. Let's call your baby brother the future. Now think about that and see if that makes sense."
So the little boy goes off to bed thinking about what Dad has 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.

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

The little boy replies "While Capitalism is screwing the Working Class, the
Government is sound asleep, the People are being ignored, and the Future is in deep sh*t."



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