Boiled-down Politics

by Sally Holland

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Interview with one of the more than 74 million Republicans in the U.S.

Q: Social media says all Republicans are racist. True or false?

A: It’s not true.

Q: It’s not?

A: No. There may be a few racists but not most, certainly not all.

Q: Social media says Democrats want to take away all guns. True or false?

A: That’s true. All Democrats want to take away our guns.

Q: All of them?

A: Absolutely. Every one.

Interview with one of the more than 90 million Democrats in the U.S.

Q: Social media says all Democrats want to take away guns. True or false?

A: It’s not true.

Q: It’s not?

A: No. Some do, but many are okay with some guns.

Q: Social media says all Republicans are racist. True or false?

A: That’s true. All Republicans are racist.

Q: All of them?

A: Absolutely. Every one.

Interview with the same Republican and Democrat

Q: There was a spaghetti supper at your church last night. True or false?

A: Yes.

A: That is true.

Q: You two made spaghetti together.

A: Yes.

A: That is true.

Q: Did you divide the work so that one of you made the noodles while the other made the sauce?

A: No.

A: I browned the meat.

A: I chopped the onions.

A: Then I boiled the water.

A: And I dropped the pasta into the water.

A: We both worked on both.

Q: But one of you wants to get rid of all guns and the other is a racist. How can you work together?

A: We love spaghetti.

A: Spaghetti is good.

 


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