A reporter covering the Iowa State Legislature proceedings wore light summer shoes on a day when it snowed.
The following day, a pleasant dry one, he wore overshoes. A legislator asked him about it.
“It’s the effect of being around government,” he replied. “I am now prepared for yesterday.”
How many politicians does it take to change a lightbulb?
It depends on how many it took under the previous government.
What does "The Devil is in the details" mean?
It means the government just passed the budget.
Teacher: "Missouri is the 'Show ME' state, Florida is the 'Sunshine State'. Does any one know the motto of Washington D.C.?"
Teacher: "No one? Does anyone wish to venture a guess?"
5th grade student: "Is it the 'Plausible Deniability' state?"