Post Turtle

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by VANMAN, May 11, 2004.



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    Jul 18, 2002
    Long Island
    While suturing a laceration on the hand of a 70-year-old Massachusetts business Tycoon (whose hand had been caught in a fence while working at his country home), a doctor and the old man were talking about Senator John Kerry possibly being in the White House one day.

    The old Tycoon said, "Well, ya know, Kerry is a 'post turtle'." Not knowing what the old man meant, the doctor asked him what is a post turtle?
    The old man said, "When you're driving down a country road and you come across a fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that's a post turtle."

    The old man saw a puzzled look on the doctor's face, so he continued to explain, "You know he didn't get there by himself, he doesn't belong there, he can't get anything done while he's up there, and you just want to help the poor stupid bastard get down."