During his candidacy, Barack Obama attended a luncheon honoring a certain gay military officer for his support of homosexuals in the military. At one point in the program, the audience arose and saluted the officer. Barack stubbornly stayed still in his chair.
When asked why he refused to stand and salute, Obama said:
"Oh! I'm sorry! I thought you said FLAG..."
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A certain Republican candidate did poorly in the 2008 elections, and went to consult with a fortune teller.
"What do I have to do, to win respect and power in this country?" the candidate asked.
The Fortune Teller gazed long and hard into her crystal ball. After some time, she answered:
"Change your last name to Kennedy, hide your original birth certificate, refuse to salute the flag, and organize youth basketball in Chicago..."