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Truth behind our politicians

03 February 2014, 08:15

Blessed are those that can give without remembering, and take without forgetting.

One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, 'I cannot accept money from you, I am doing community service this week.' The florist was pleased and left the shop.

When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a 'thank you' card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door.

Later, a policeman comes in for a haircut, and when he tries to pay his bill, the barber again replied, 'I cannot accept money from you, I am doing community service this week.' The policeman was happy and left the shop.

The next morning when the barber went to open up, there was a 'thank you card’ and a dozen donuts are waiting for him at his door.

Then a politician came in for a haircut, and when he went to pay his bill, the barber again replied, 'I can not accept money from you. I am doing community service this week.' The politician was very happy and left the shop.

The next morning, when the barber went to open up, there were a dozen politicians lined up waiting for a free haircut.

And that illustrates the fundamental difference between the citizens of our country and the politicians who run it.


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