Nushka Posted August 23, 2004 Share Posted August 23, 2004 >>Father-Daughter Talk >> >>A young woman was about to finish her first year of college. Like >>so >>many others her age she considered herself to be a very liberal >>Democrat and was for distribution of all wealth. >> >>She felt deeply ashamed that her father was a rather staunch >>Republican which she expressed openly. One day she was >>challenging >>her father on his beliefs and his opposition to higher taxes on >>the >>rich & the addition of more government welfare >>programs. Based on the lectures that she had participated in and >>the occasional chat with a professor she felt that for years her >>father had obviously harbored an evil, even selfish desire to >>keep what he thought should be his. >> >>The self professed objectivity proclaimed by her professors had to >>be >>the truth and she indicated so to her father. >> >>He stopped her and asked her point blank, how she was doing in >>school. She answered rather haughtily that she had a 4.0 GPA, >>and >>let him know that it was tough to maintain. That she studied all >>the time, never had time to go out and party like other people she >>knew. >> >>She didn't even have time for a boyfriend and didn't really have >>many >>college friends because of spending all her time studying. >> >>That she was taking a more difficult curriculum. >> >>Her father listened and then asked, "How is your good friend Mary >>doing?" >> >>She replied, "Mary is barely getting by." She continued, "She >>barely >>has a 2.0 GPA," adding, "and all she takes are easy classes and >>she >>never studies." "But Mary is so very popular on campus, college >>for >>her is a blast, she goes to all the parties all the time and very >>often doesn't even show up for classes because she is too hung >>over." >> >>Her father then asked his daughter, "Why don't you go to the >>Dean's >>office and ask him to deduct a 1.0 off your 4.0 GPA and give it to >>your friend who only has a 2.0." He continued, "That way you will >>both have a 3.0 GPA and certainly that would be a fair and equal >>distribution of GPA." >> >>The daughter visibly shocked by her father's suggestion angrily >>fired >>back, "That wouldn't be fair! I worked really hard for mine, I >>did >>without and Mary has done little or nothing, she played while I >>worked real hard!" >> >>The father slowly smiled, winked and said, >> >> >>"Welcome to the Republican Party" >> >> Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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