Humor from Sherwood Ross
OBAMA LIGHTS UP ANOTHER ONE
"We can only give you a couple of minutes with the President, so make your points quickly," his aide said opening the door to the Oval Office, where I instantly felt the full force of the smile that has charmed the world.
"As you know, Mister President, my client Alphonse Capone is in the Federal prison in Joliet, Illinois-"
"For shipping cigarettes into Illinois without paying Federal and State taxes," the president interjected. "See, I've read his case. A six million dollar swindle."
"Right. But he was born into a Mafia family. He grew up in an organized crime culture. As a boy he was forced to sit through the entire 'Godfather' trilogy every year on St. Valentine's Day."
"Your point being-"