|May 05, 2004, 04:18 PM|
Walk the walk
A man is being tailgated by a stressed-out woman on a busy boulevard.
Suddenly, the light turns yellow just in front of him. He does the right
thing and stops at the crosswalk, even though he could have hit the gas
and beaten the red light.
The tailgating woman hits the roof, lays on the horn, and starts screaming
in frustration as she missed her chance to get through the intersection.
As she is in mid-rant, she hears a tap on her window and looks up into the
face of a very serious police officer. The officer orders her to exit her
car with her hands up. He takes her to the police station where she is
searched, fingerprinted, photographed, and placed in a holding cell.
After a couple of hours, a policeman approaches the cell and opens the
She is escorted back to the booking desk where the arresting officer is
waiting with her personal effects. He says, "I'm very sorry for this
mistake. You see, I pulled up behind your car while you were blowing
your horn, flipping the guy off in front of you, and cussing a blue streak
"I noticed the "Choose Life" license plate holder, the "What Would Jesus
Do" bumper sticker, the "Follow Me to Sunday School" window sticker,
along with the chrome plated Christian fish emblem on the trunk.
Naturally I assumed you had stolen the car."