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Bullwinkle vs. Palin – Post Turtle Openthread


While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75-year-old rancher whose hand was caught in the gate while working cattle, a doctor struck up a conversation with the old man.

Eventually, the topic got around to Palin and her bid.

The old rancher said, “Well, ya know, Palin is a ‘post turtle’.”  

Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him what a ‘post turtle’ was.  

The old rancher replied, “When you’re driving down a country road, and you come across a fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that’s a post turtle. ”

The old rancher saw the puzzled look on the doctor’s face, so he continued to  explain.

“You know she didn’t get up there by herself, she doesn’t belong up there, and she doesn’t know what to do while she’s up there.”

“So you just wonder what kind of dummy put her up there to begin with.”  

So. Anyone around tonight?


  1. and “oh yeah, baby”.

    CNN, in between covering the disintigration of the bailout and the GOP, are saying just that.

    “Definitely a loss of confidence.”  Saying that by putting her in seclusion for weeks, “Even Sarah Palin doesn’t know what Sarah Palin thinks anymore.”

    BTW – Washington Mutual collapsed, as well.  “Largest bank failure in history”.

    Fun day?

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