Funny Political Jokes and One-liners
Crime does not pay ... as well as politics. Alfred E. Newman.
Incidentally, at first I thought this picture was of a man holding a ventriloquists dummy, not a politician kissing a baby.
"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities
in our air and water that are doing it."
"Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and
Another Dan Quayle quote:
"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."
More Regular Political Jokes
'This telephone is an amazing invention but who would want to use one of them?' American President, Rutherford Hayes 1876.
'Edison's electric light bulb is good enough for our transatlantic friends, but unworthy of practical of scientific or practical men'. British Parliamentary society set up to investigate electric lighting in 1878.
'X-rays are a hoax'. Lord Kelvin, president of the Royal Society in 1900.
10 Downing Street* is one of the most heavily protected buildings in Britain.
Apart from the "decorative" policeman, the front door cannot be opened at all from the outside because it has no handle, and no one can enter the building without passing through an airport-style scanner and a set of security gates manned by armed guards.
Despite this, Will and Guy have heard that in the first five years after Tony Blair became Prime Minister [1997 -2002], 37 computers, 4 mobile phones, two cameras, a mini-disc player, a video recorder, four printers, two projectors and a bicycle were stolen from inside the house.
*Number 10 Downing Street, in London, is the residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Political Comment - 'Politician-speak'
In Mexico an air conditioner is called a politician because it makes a lot of noise but doesn't work very well. - Len Deighton
Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly and for the same reason. - Unknown
What Do You Know? How Much Is A Billion?
Will and Guy are fascinated with the easy way in which politicians regularly and often throw out the number: "billion" in interviews and conversations. How much is it? What does it mean to us all?
The next time you hear a politician use the word "billion" casually think about whether you do, or don't, want that politician spending your tax money.
A nationwide poll held in the UK was commissioned by 'UKTV History' to mark the publication of the political journalist and commentator Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain. Almost 3,000 people were asked for their opinion.
Will and Guy show below the top ten results. We guess that you will find them amusing, funny, in part hilarious and sometimes quite strange; in fact, exactly like our politicians.
1) Boris Johnson [Elected Mayor of London in 2008]: 'I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as being decapitated by a Frisbee or of finding Elvis.'
2) John Prescott [Former Deputy-Prime Minister]: 'The Green Belt is a Labour initiative and we intend to build on it.'
3) Harriet Harman [Cabinet Minister]: 'Tony Banks described the English fans arrested in Marseilles as brain-dead louts - that goes for me as well.'
4) Robin Cook [Former Foreign Secretary]: 'They found more dangerous chemicals in Coca-Cola's Dasani mineral water than they did in the whole of Iraq.'
5) Harold Macmillan [Former Prime Minister]: 'It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realise what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.'
6) Boris Johnson: 'Yes, cannabis is dangerous, but no more than other perfectly legal drugs. It's time for a rethink, and the Tory party - the funkiest, most jiving party on Earth - is where it's happening.'
7) Margaret Thatcher: 'I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.'
8) Michael Howard [former Cabinet Minister]: 'You are the deals-on-wheels Prime Minister - no wonder the Chancellor is not a happy eater!'
9) David Blunkett David is supposed to be a sad, lonely, old, blind b*****. David's not meant to have fun or go to nice restaurants or - heaven forbid - have s**.
10) Edward Heath [1970's Prime Minister]: 'Do you know what Margaret Thatcher did in her first Budget? Introduced VAT on yachts! It somewhat ruined my retirement.'
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