Following are 2 conversations I have recently heard (one is loosely paraphrased)… one was had between 60 year olds and one was between 6 year olds. Your goal is to determine which is which…
“I want to play with blocks”
“Well, I’m going to take all my money and go home”
“Fine, go ahead”
“I’m all alone, poor me”
“Yeah? And you cant come to my birthday party”
“Oh yeah?? Well, you can’t play with my airplanes”
“Alexa, play ‘life is fun'”
“I’m sorry, i don’t know ‘big white bun'”
Some more thoughts on the Republican Primaries….
I just noticed that almost everyone running for President is either a Governor or a Senator. There is also a Neuroscientist, former CEO and whatever the hell Donald Trump is (ok fine, he’s not really running… yet???). But that’s it. Does that strike anyone as odd? For the millions of things people can do in this country, there seem to be really only 2 real entrees into the presidency.
Going back into recent history (well as far back as I can recall from memory without looking anything up), it seems that being Governor is a huge advantage to winning the White House. Obama is the only President who was previously a Senator. W, Clinton, Reagan and Carter were all Governors. Bush Senior was director of the CIA and VP (and probably some other stuff) so I have no idea where to put him.