A cowboy from Texas attended a social
function where Barack Obama was trying to gather support for his Health Plan.
When Obama discovered the cowboy was from President Bush's home area, he started
to belittle him by talking in a southern drawl and single syllable
As he was doing that, he kept swatting
at some flies that were buzzing around his head. The cowboy says, "Y'all
havin' some problem with them circle flies?"
Obama stopped talking and said, "Well,
yes, if that's what they're called, but I've never heard of circle
"Well, sir," the cowboy replies,
"Circle flies hang around ranches. They're called circle flies because they're
almost always found circling around the back end of a horse."
"Oh," Obama replies as he goes back to
But, a moment later he stops and
"Are you calling me a horse's
"No, sir," the cowboy replies, "I have
too much respect for the citizens of this country to call their president a
"That's a good thing," Obama
responds and begins rambling on once more.
After a long pause, the cowboy, in his
best Texas drawl says,
"Hard to fool them flies, though. "