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Friday, May 23, 2014
THE QUEEN'S RIDDLE
"Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient
Are there any tips you can give me?"
"Well," said the Queen,
"The most important thing
is to surround yourself with intelligent people."
Obama frowned, and then asked,
"But how do I know
if the people around me are really intelligent?"
The Queen took a
sip of champagne.
"Oh, that's easy; you just ask them to answer an
intelligent riddle, watch"
The Queen pushed a button on her
"Please send Tony Blair in here, would
Tony Blair walked into the room and said, "Yes, your
The Queen smiled and said, "Answer me this please
Tony. Your mother and father have a child.
It is not your brother
and it is not your sister. Who is it?"
Without pausing for a moment, Tony Blair answered,
"That would be me."
"Yes! Very good." said the Queen.
Obama went back home to ask Joe Biden the same
question. "Joe, answer this for me."
"Your mother and your father
have a child. It's not your brother and it's not your sister.
is it?" "I'm not sure," said Biden.
"Let me get back to you on that one." He went to his
advisers and asked everyone,
none could give him an answer. Frustrated, Biden went to work out in
congressional gym and saw Paul Ryan there.
Biden went up to him and asked, "Hey Paul, see if you
can answer this question."
“Your mother and father have a child
and it's not your brother or your sister.
Who is it?"
Paul Ryan answered, "That's easy, it's me!"
Biden smiled, and said, "Good answer Paul!" Biden
then, went back to speak with President Obama.
"Say, I did some
research and I have the answer to that riddle."
"It's Paul Ryan!"
Obama got up, stomped over to
Biden, and angrily yelled into his face,
"NO, You idiot! It's Tony Blair!"
...AND THAT MY FRIENDS IS PRECISELY WHAT'S GOING ON
AT THE WHITE HOUSE.