A cowboy from Texas attends a social function where Barack Obama is trying to gather support for his Health Plan. Once
Obama discovers the cowboy is from President Bush's home area, he
starts to belittle him by talking in a southern drawl and single
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 flies."
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
rambling. But, a moment later he stops and bluntly asks, "Are you
calling me a horse's ass?"
"No, sir," the cowboy replies, "I have too much respect for the citizens of this country to call their president a horse's ass."
"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."