Straight From Battling A Lion Into The Jaws Of The Media

An MP is driving by the zoo, when he sees a little girl leaning into the lion’s cage. Suddenly, the lion grabs her by the cuff of her jacket and tries to pull her inside to slaughter her, under the eyes of her screaming parents.

The MP jumps off his bike, runs to the cage and hits the lion square on the nose with a powerful punch.

Whimpering from the pain the lion jumps back letting go of the girl, and the MP brings her back to her terrified parents, who thank him endlessly.

A reporter has seen the whole scene, and addressing the MP, says: “Sir, this was the most gallant and brave thing I saw a man do in my whole life. What do you do for a living?”

“Well, I’m a Member of Parliament. And, it was nothing, really. I just saw this little kid in danger and acted as I felt right.”

“Well, I’ll make sure this won’t go unnoticed. I’m a journalist, you know, and tomorrow’s papers will have this on the first page. What party are you with?”

“The Conservative Party of Canada.”

The journalist leaves. The following morning, the MP buys the paper to see if it indeed brings news of his actions, and reads, on the front page:


5 thoughts on “Straight From Battling A Lion Into The Jaws Of The Media

  • March 6, 2008 at 6:08 pm

    Very funny and oh so true.
    That’s why this government needs to allow itself to be defeated. If enough dirt is thrown there’s some that will be bound to stick. Give the Canadian people enough credit to see through all the shit to vote for the man they see as a leader and a party they’re feeling comfortable with.

  • March 7, 2008 at 4:53 pm

    How to get people to take you seriously, meld together a tired conservative line and a decades old British soccer joke.

  • March 15, 2008 at 10:30 pm

    You know, it would be funny, except for the fact that it’s the truth.

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