The Post Turtle
While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75 year old rancher, who's hand was caught
in the gate while working cattle, the doctor struck up a conversation with the
old man. Eventually the topic got around to Obama and his bid to be our
The old rancher said, 'Well, ya know, Obama is a 'Post Turtle''.
Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him what a 'post turtle' was.
The old rancher said, 'When you're driving down a country road you come across a
fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that's a 'post turtle'.
The old rancher saw the puzzled look on the doctor's face so he continued to
'You know he didn't get up there by himself, he doesn't belong up there, and he
doesn't know what to do while he's up there, and you just wonder what kind of
dumb @$$ put him up there to begin with'.