A farmer took his pick-up truck to town. As he was going down the road three campaigning politicians were standing beside the road hitchhiking. The farmer picked them up, one politician got in the front and the other two politicians hopped in the back. As they were going over the hill the brakes went out on the truck. The farmer couldn't stop the truck and they went into the pond at the bottom. The farmer and the politician that were up front come up out of the water a minute later. They kept waiting for the two in the back to come up. The farmer said, "I wonder where they are?" The politician said, "Maybe they drowned." About five minutes later they come up gasping for breath. The farmer asked, "What the Hell took you so long?" The two politicians said, "We had a devil of a time getting that tailgate open!"