While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75 year old Texas rancher whose
hand was caught in a gate while working cattle, the doctor struck up a
conversation with the old man. Eventually the topic got around to Sarah
Palin and her bid to be a heartbeat away from being President .
The old rancher said, ‘Well, ya know, Palin is a post turtle.’ Not being
familiar with the term, the doctor asked him what a post turtle was.
The old rancher said, ‘When you’re driving down a country road and you
come across a fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that’s a post
The old rancher saw a puzzled look on the doctor’s face, so he continued
to explain. ‘You know she didn’t get up there by herself, she doesn’t
belong up there, she doesn’t know what to do while she is up there, and
you just Wonder what kind of dumb ass put her up there to begin with.