“In 2016, a bunch of us went to cover the conventions in Cleveland and Philly. Decided to go to the best restaurant in Philly on the very last night. Now, the menu didn’t have any prices, but we were all on expense accounts so we figured, whatever, had bad appetizers and frozen drinks with umbrellas. Well, somehow there ended up being, I don’t know, fifteen or sixteen of us at the table, and when the check came - ooooo, it was nine thousand dollars.
So, now we’re all starting to point fingers, we’re trying to figure out who invited who. And just when it was starting to get really embarrassing, this funny-lookin’ old guy at the next table calls the maitre-d over.
Ehhhh, he did a couple of squiggly one-liners on a napkin, signed his name, winked at us - that was it. The old guy was Bernie Sanders, and that napkin paid our bill…”
illinoised - I’d have to disagree, if any set ought to be the party people, it ought to be the Libertarians.
A friend of mine once gave me the following guide to the main ‘alternative parties’ - the Green Party is for people who don’t think the Democratic Party is liberal enough. The Constitution Party is for people who don’t think the Republican Party is conservative enough. The Libertarian Party is for promiscuous pot smokers who like to play with guns.