Jokes for all occasions: politics

The little boy interrupted his father’s reading of the paper with a petition.

“Please, Daddy, tell me the story about the Forty Thieves.”

The father, aroused from his absorption in political news and comment on the campaign, regarded his son thoughtfully for a moment, and then shook his head.

“No,” he answered decisively, “you must wait until you’re a little older, my son. You’re too young to understand politics.”