Thursday, October 23, 2008

Thursday's yuck-it-up

Here's a cheesy little joke to get your Thursday off to a funnier start. In honor of the man who has less than 90 days left to lead this great country of ours.

The Pope, a schoolboy and President George W. Bush are in a plane. Suddenly the pilot suffers a heart attack and the craft takes a nosedive. As the engines sputter, the three passengers try to stay calm.
"Well," says the Pope, "we have established that none of us can land this baby, so we're going to have to jump for it."
"But there are only two parachutes," says the boy, pointing to a pile of bundles by the exit.
Without hesitating, President Bush rushes over to them, takes one and shouts: "I am the President of the United States of America. I am the world's most powerful leader. People across the planet rely on my wisdom and judgment every day. I have a responsibility not to die."
With that, he leaps out of the plane.
Now the Pope turns calmly to the schoolboy and says: "I am already old. I have already lived my life as a good person and a priest. There is a place for me in heaven. I insist you take the last parachute."
"No need," says the boy, "The wise old U.S. President just took my schoolbag..."