The Meaning of Politics
A little boy goes to his dad and asks, “What is Politics?”
Dad says, “Well son, let me try to explain it this way:
I bring in the money for the family, so call me Capitalism. Your
mother is the administrator of the money, so we call her the
Government. We are here to take care of your needs, so we will call
you the People. The nanny, we will consider her the Working Class. And
your baby brother, we will call him the Future. Now think about that
and see if it makes sense.”
So the little boy goes off to bed thinking about what Dad has said.
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 parent’s room and finds his mother
asleep. Not wanting to wake her, he goes to the nanny’s room. Finding
the door locked, he peeks in 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 say’s 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, “As Capitalism screws the working class, the
people go ignored by the sleeping government and the future is full of