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A union foreman walks into a bar . . .

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 10:30 am   /   by

A union shop foreman walks into a bar next door to the factory and is about to order a drink to celebrate Obama’s victory when he sees a guy close by wearing a Romney for president button and two beers in front of him.  He doesn’t have to be an Einstein to know that this guy is a Republican.  So, he shouts over to the bartender so loudly that everyone can hear, “drinks for everyone in here, bartender, but not for the Republican.”

Soon after the drinks have been handed out, the republican gives him a big smile, waves at him, then says, “thank you!” in an equally loud voice.  This infuriates the union official.

The union captain once again loudly orders drinks for everyone except the republican.  As before, this does not seem to bother the Republican. he continues to smile, and again yells, “thank you!”

The union thug once again loudly orders drinks for everyone except the Republican.  As before, this does not seem to bother the republican. He continues to smile, and again yells, “thank you!”

The union guy asks the bartender, “what the heck is the matter with that Republican?  I’ve ordered three rounds of drinks for everyone in the bar but him, and all the silly idiot does is smile and thanks me.  Is he nuts?”

“Nope,” replies the bartender. “he owns the place.”

Christopher Cook
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Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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