A motorist, on his way home from work in Westminster came to a dead halt
in traffic and thought to himself, "Wow, this traffic seems worse than
After a short while , he noticed a police officer walking towards him,
between the lines of stopped cars. He rolled down his window and asked,
"Officer, what's the hold up?"
The constable replied "Tony Blair is depressed, so he stopped his motorcar
and is threatening to douse himself with petrol and set himself on fire.
He says no one believes his stories; about why we went to war in Iraq, or
that there is no pensions crisis, or the worsening economy, or that
constant adding of stealth taxes, or that his education reforms are going
to do any good, or that the health service is safe in his hands, or that
immigration is under control, or that he`s not George Bush`s lapdog , or
that his Party's proposed tax cuts won't help anyone except his wealthy
friends, or that his chairmanship of the European Community hasn`t just
led to more power being surrendered to the French.... So we're taking up a
collection for him."
Thoughtfully , the man asks, "How much have you got so far?"
The officer replies, "About forty gallons, but a lot of people are