A pretty girl named Anne was sitting
on the window sill in front of her home in Belfast.
Next to her was a basket with a sign announcing FREE KITTENS.
Suddenly a line of big cars pulled up beside her.
Out of the lead car stepped a grinning man.
“Hi there pretty girl!
What do you have in the basket?”
“Kittens,” Anne said.
“How old are they?” asked Peter.
“They’re so young, their eyes aren’t even open yet.”
“And what kind of kittens are they?”
Peter was delighted.
He called his PR chief and told him about the girl and the kittens.
Recognizing the perfect photo op, the two of them agreed that he should return the next day;
and in front of the assembled media, have the girl talk about her discerning kittens.
The next day,
Anne was again on the pavement
with her basket of “FREE KITTENS,”
Robinson’s motorcade pulled up,
followed by vans from BBC, ITV, ABC, CNN and Sky News,
Cameras and audio equipment were quickly set up.
Robinson got out of his limo and walked over to Anne.
what kind of kittens you’re giving away.”
“Yes sir,” Anne said.
“They’re SF supporters.”
Taken by surprise, Peter stammered, “But…but…yesterday, you told me they were DUP SUPPORTERS.”
Anne smiled and said,
“I know. But today, they have their eyes open.”
Take Home Message to Peter:
“You wear the chain you forged in life….
you made it link by link, and yard by yard;
you girded it on of your own free will,
and of your own free will you wear it.”
PS thanks to John King who posted a similar story about Labour and the SNP