...And the Horses
They Rode In On
by John Marran
I don't know where I stumbled across this, but it has stuck with me for many years. Allow me to share it with you.
The difference between a Republican and a Democrat is as follows:
If you were a hundred yards offshore and drowning, a Republican would throw you a rope that was fifty yards long. A Democrat would throw you one that was two hundred yards long--then drop his end, and go off to do another good deed.
Either way, you drown. If, perchance, you managed to save yourself, you'd probably want both parties to get out of the lifesaving business. And maybe we should dump both parties--all of them and the horses they rode in on, as the saying goes.
Oh, I hear you. "But there are some really good ones." True. And if they are as good as you say, they'll find their way back. Excellence has that characteristic. Don't worry.
(c) COPYRIGHT 2001 JOHN MARRAN. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Getting rid of people is an accepted feature of contemporary life.
Why should politics be out of step with society at large?