Drowning George W. (G)
A variation on a theme...
George W. Bush was out jogging one morning along the parkway when he tripped, fell over the bridge railing and landed in the creek below. Before his bodyguards could get to him, three kids who were fishing pulled him out of the water. He was so grateful he offered the kids whatever they want.
The first kid says, " I want to go to Disneyland" W. says, "No problem. I'll get my Daddy to fly you there."
The second kid says, "I want a new pair of Nike Air Jordan's." W. says, "My Daddy's friends can get them for you and even have Michael sign them!! "
The third kid says, "I want a motorized wheelchair with a built in TV and stereo headset!!" Georgie is a little perplexed by this and says, "But you don't look like you are handicapped."
The kid says, "I will be after my dad finds out I saved your ass from drowning!!!"
PS Whatever George W. says, He's never run a successful business and has crappy leadership skills. You're not really gonna vote for the aristocracy, are you?
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