I thought this was great when I read it in an e-mail last night!
A Harley rider is passing 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, right before the eyes of her screaming parents.
The biker 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 biker brings her to her terrified parents, who thank him endlessly.
A New York Times reporter has watched the whole event. The reporter says, “Sir, this was the most gallant and brave thing I saw a man do in my whole life!”
The biker replies, “Why, it was nothing, really. The lion was behind bars. I just saw this little kid in danger, and acted. It just felt right.”
The reporter says, “Well, I’m a journalist from the New York Times, and tomorrow’s paper will have this story on the front page. So, what do you do for a living and what is your political affiliation?”
The biker replies, “I’m a U.S. Marine and a Republican. The following morning, this headline was emblazoned on the front page of the New York Times
U.S. MARINE ASSAULTS AFRICAN IMMIGRANT, STEALS HIS LUNCH