I see dumb people

I don’t claim to be real smart. but how many times have you pushed your grocery cart to the exit, only to find a grandmother, or a young mother with a child, or an old fart with a cart full of beer, suddenly jackknife their shopping cart at the choke point at the exit to readjust their load. It’s not intentional. It’s not an angry response to your palatable impatience at the checkout line.

IQ does not seem to be a factor. I have seen mouth breathers and intellectuals alike, pause at the electric eye, automatic door opener to pause and suddenly decide to re-educate their children. The choke point at the automatic sliding doors is a great place to pause and wait for your partner.

How about the trendy clown who does not push his shopping cart from behind, where the handle is, but chooses to stand beside it and drag it along, blocking two-thirds of the oncoming shopping cart traffic. I’m coming the other way and we make eye contact. Ooh, oh, I’m the problem. Excuse me. If I had known you were coming, I would have stayed home.

Slow people in the fast lane on the freeway. Everybody; you can all write this chapter, so let’s move on.

“Is that a flat tire?” No, Skippy, that tire just has a deficiency of air pressure. The same gas station attendant might say, “Do you need gas?” No, Skippy, I came in for the elegant cuisine at the candy bar rack, and tie your shoe, will you?

You’ve seen them. They’re not evil, they’re just dumb. The worst part is that many of them will vote. No, hold on. It’s not  just Republicans. You Dems are equally guilty and subject to believing anything that comes out of the mouth of a politician.

I take no political position. Now back to our regularly scheduled program.

A closed mind leads nowhere. An open mind can only lead to a greater understanding.

I’m just saying . . .

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