Political conversion

/*I receive a joke each day via email; had to share this one*/

I recently asked my friend’s little girl what she wanted to
be when she grows up. She said she wanted to be President
some day. Both of her parents, liberal Democrats, were
standing there, so I asked her, “If you were President, what
would be the first thing you would do?”

She replied, “I’d give food and houses to all the homeless
people.” Her parents beamed with pride.

“Wow…what a worthy goal.” I told her. “But you don’t have
to wait until you’re President to do that. You can come over
to my house and mow the lawn, pull weeds, and sweep my
driveway, and I’ll pay you $50. Then I’ll take you over to
the grocery store where the homeless guy hangs out, and you
can give him the $50 to use toward food and a new house.”

She thought that over for a few seconds, then she looked me
straight in the eye and asked, “Why doesn’t the homeless guy
come over and do the work, and you can just pay him the

I said, “Welcome to the Republican Party.”

Her parents still aren’t speaking to me.