A young boy approaches his father and asks, "Dad, what is
politics all about?"
Dad says, "Well, son, let me try to explain it to you this
way...I'm the bread winner of the family,
so let's call me 'Capitalism.'
Your Mom, she's the administrator of the household, so we'll
call her the 'Government.'
We're here to take care of YOUR needs, so we'll call you 'The
The nanny, well, she works hard all day for very little money,
so we'll consider her 'The Working Class.'
And, finally, your baby brother...we'll call him 'The Future.'
Now, think about that and see if it makes sense."
The little boy goes off to bed thinking about what his Dad has
Later that night, he hears his baby brother crying, so he gets up
to check on him.
He finds that the baby has severely soiled his diaper.
So the little boy goes to his parents' room and finds his mother
Not wanting to wake her, he goes to the nanny's room.
Finding the door locked, he peeks into the keyhole and sees his
father in bed with the nanny.
He gives up and goes back to bed.
The next morning, the little boy says to his father,
"Dad, I think I understand the concept of politics now."
The father says, "Good, son, tell me in your own words what you
think politics is all about."
The little boy replies, "Well, While Capitalism is screwing the
the Government is sound asleep, The People are being ignored,
and the Future is in deep shit."