I’m not proud of where I found this (a comment in a FoxNews blog), but I found it quite entertaining, and as I wanted to post something political today, this seemed like a good option…
To sum up briefly: You get Texas , Oklahoma , Indiana and all the slave states. We get the best beaches. We get the Statue of Liberty. You get Dollywood. We get Intel and Microsoft. You get WorldCom. We get Harvard. You get Ole’ Miss. We get 85 percent of America ’s venture capital and entrepreneurs. You get Alabama . We get two-thirds of the tax revenue, you get to make the red states pay their fair share. Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22 percent lower than the Christian Coalition’s, we get a bunch of happy families. You get a bunch of single moms. Please be aware that we will be pro-gay marriage and anti-war. Further, gays will serve openly and proudly alongside straights in the military. If you need people to fight, ask your evangelicals.
With the Blue States in hand, we will have firm control of 80 percent of the country’s fresh water, more than 90 percent of the pineapple and lettuce, 92 percent of the nation’s fresh fruit, 95 percent of America’s quality wines (you can serve French wines at state dinners) 90 percent of all cheese, 90 percent of the high tech industry, most of the U.S. low-sulfur coal, all living redwoods, sequoias and condors, all the Ivy and Seven Sister schools plus Stanford, Cal Tech and MIT.
With the Red States, on the other hand, you will have to cope with 88 percent of all obese Americans (and their projected health care costs), 92 percent of all U.S. mosquitoes, nearly 100 percent of the tornadoes, 90 percent of the hurricanes, 99 percent of all Southern Baptists, virtually 100 percent of all televangelists, Rush Limbaugh, Bob Jones University, Clemson and the University of Georgia.
Our capital will remain in Washington , DC which is overwhelmingly Blue at 80%. Maybe you can establish your capital in New Orleans ; it is obvious how much your politicians care about this city given their response to Hurricane Katrina.
Additionally, 38 percent of those in the Red states believe Jonah was actually swallowed by a whale, 62 percent believe life is sacred unless we’re discussing the death penalty or gun laws, 44 percent say that evolution is only a theory, 53 percent that Saddam was involved in 9/11 and 61 percent of you crazy people believe you are people with higher morals then we lefties.
By the way, all of you Joe-Six-Packs can have McCain…and if you’re lucky, you’ll have Palin for president before you know it! You betcha!!
We’ll take Obama.
Peace out, Blue States