For my tastes, Tbogg doesn’t quite get across here what it feels like to be a liberal Democrat in the age of Obama. This version hits a bit closer to the mark.
“Hey, John. I noticed that you got a new lawnmower but you didn’t toss the old one. I could use it if it’s just taking up space in your garage. If you want I can pay something for it.”
“I don’t really want to sell it, Barack, but I might let it go for $50 if you give me some money to think about it. Say, five bucks.”
“Sure! Here’s eight. Can I give you fifty bucks now?”
“Mmmm, no. I might sell it for eighty, but you have to give me another eight first.”
“Okay! How about now?”
“Maybe we got off on the wrong foot. Here’s ten bucks.”
“Hey! Smith! You see this guy threaten me? Get off my lawn, you sumbitch! I’m getting my gun.”