The Queen's Riddle

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    Barack Obama met with the Queen of England.

    He asked her, "Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient
    government? Are there any tips you can give me?"

    "Well," said the Queen, "the most important thing is to surround
    yourself with intelligent people."

    Obama frowned, and then asked, "But how do I know the people around arereally intelligent?"

    The Queen took a sip of tea. "Oh, that's easy; you just ask them to
    answer an intelligent riddle."

    The Queen pushed a button on her intercom. "Please send Tony Blair
    in here, would you?"

    Tony Blair walked into the room and said, "Yes, Your Majesty?"

    The Queen smiled and said, "Answer me this please, Tony, your mother andfather have a child. It is not your brother and it is not your

    Who is it?"

    Without pausing for a moment, Tony Blair answered, "That would be

    "Yes! Very good," said the Queen.

    Obama went back home to ask Joe Biden the same question. "Joe,
    answer this for me. Your mother and your father have a child. It's
    not your brother and it's not your sister. Who is it?"

    "I'm not sure," said Biden. "Let me get back to you on thatone." He
    went to his advisers and asked everyone, but none could give him an

    Finally, Biden ran in to Sarah Palin out eating one night. Biden
    asked, "Sarah, can you answer this for me? Your mother and father
    have a child and it's not your brother or your sister. Who is it?"

    Sarah Palin answered right back, "That's easy, it's me!"

    Biden smiled, and said, "Thanks!" Then, he went back to speak with
    Obama. "Say, I did some research and I have the answer to that
    riddle. It's Sarah Palin!"

    Obama got up, stomped over to Biden, and angrily yelled into his
    face, "No! You idiot! It's Tony Blair!"

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