Tuesday, February 03, 2009

A Joke

I received an email today from a friend with this joke that is quite good:

A biker is riding by the zoo, when he sees
a little girl leaning into the lion's cage. Suddenly,
the lion grabs her by the cuff of her jacket and tries to
pull her inside to slaughter her, under the eyes of her
screaming parents.

The biker jumps off his bike, runs to the
cage and hits the lion square on the nose with a powerful

Whimpering from the pain the lion jumps
back letting go of the girl, and the biker brings her to her
terrified parents, who thank him endlessly.

A reporter has watched the whole event.

The reporter addressing the biker says,
'Sir, this was the most gallant and brave thing I saw a
man do in my whole life.'

The biker replies, 'Why, it was
nothing, really, the lion was behind bars. I just saw this
little kid in danger, and acted as I felt right.'

The reporter says, 'Well, I'll make
sure this won't go unnoticed. I'm a journalist, you
know, and tomorrow's paper will have this story on the
front page... So, what do you do for a living and what
political affiliation do you have?''

The biker replies, 'I'm a U.S.
Marine and a Republican.' The journalist leaves.

The following morning the biker buys the
paper to see if it indeed brings news of his actions, and
reads, on the front page: