The post turtle and the Prime Minister

While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75 year old ‘livestock specialist’, whose hand was caught in the squeeze gate while looking after black bellied sheep, the doctor at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital struck up a conversation with the old man.

Eventually the topic got around to Freundel Stuart and his role as our Prime Minister.

The old man said, “Well, ya know doctor… Stuart is a Post Turtle.”

Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him, what a ‘post turtle’ was.

The old man said, “When you’re driving along a road up near Grape Hall and you come across a fence post with a land turtle balanced on top, that’s a post turtle.”

The old man saw the puzzled look on the doctor’s face so he continued to explain.

“You know he didn’t get up there by himself,  he doesn’t belong up there,  he doesn’t know what to do while he’s up there,  he’s elevated beyond his ability to function, and you just wonder what kind of dumb ass put him up there to begin with. It was all an accident, and not meant to be!”

Best explanation I’ve heard yet.

(Our thanks to an old friend!)


Filed under Barbados, Politics

13 responses to “The post turtle and the Prime Minister

  1. rastaman

    Could not have said it better.

    Bravo to the old man.

  2. countryview

    quite correct…Freundel is a c*** on a ride compliments of the taxpayer and Deadvid’s convenient exit.

  3. Tudor

    Fantastic & apt explanation

  4. kimesha

    Maybe if he was a “white” turtle instead of a “post” turtle, you would all be happy! Leave the man alone. You had your turn.

  5. 134

    The problem with you BLPites is that you have the misguided impression that only one man can rule this country. I would like to remind you that circumstances create leaders, I would like you to quickly remember that before Owen Arthur was hailed as the greatest thing since slice bread he was a poor poor public speaker and had to be taught how to lead. Is it possible that current Prime Minsiter is on a learning curve. The fact is that no other leader has had to deal with a world wide recession like this one, and even the great United States with all its academics and first class economists have not been able to get out of the recession. We need to stop beleiving the propaganda that Owen is the saviour of the world. BECAUSE HE IS NOT, JUST LOOK AT WHAT HE DID WHEN HE HAD A PERFECT BATTING WICKET AND MIILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN VAT. DO WE WANT TO RETURN TO THAT? I THINK NOT.

  6. rastaman

    @Anonymous: And how many more millions in VAT are being collected from the poor taxpayers now?



  8. countryview

    McHale boi, oi en see or hear peep from you pun BFP sence dem lotta lashes yuh hol’ from all dem fellers dat know yew bizniz en hol’ yuh up to public scrutiny…Miser trow yuh rawsole out from he yard, evahbody pissparade pun yuh and look yuh bowt heh again. Yuh hard man. Ef it wuz me dat dem people hadda treat so, oi wud still be dong in de ground digging muh hole tuh China.

  9. countryview

    @kimesha, ef he was a white turtle and tings did better we would be happier too…evah tink bowt dat? An ef a turtle white, yuh feel dat does prevent he from doing a better job? Uh doe know who is de bigger c***, you or Frumpy, in troot.

  10. cliptech

    Mr. Freundel Stuart is a post turtle. He doesn’t know what to do. Except a post turtle doesn’t have to face an electorate. Mr. Stuart will be off the post soon, he and his whole DLP government.

  11. Xtrememe Force

    @ Chris McHale

    Are we to assume the constant uppercase submissions are on account of (1) not knowing how to use a keyboard and (2) a boring little life?

    The Advocate really skin out your ras recently, you was made to liar and a fool for everyone to see and read.

    Last time you was around these parts the fellows drag (no pun intended) all your dirty clothes (costumes others would say) in the public domain. Everybody in Barbados know you is only a little puppet for Owen (Drinkmore) Arthur and the Barbados Labour Party.

  12. 75

    Xtrememe Force

    Wait everybody bout Bim know McHail is a little retarded child caught in a big headed man’s body. His head look like a old hard-ass coconut, big shell but ain’t got in nuffin much and what lil bit it gots ain’t worf much.
    Tell us somefink we don’t already know cause we all know that as the old people nused-to-say, “he is igrant bitch’

  13. countryview

    McHale duz atrack licks quickah dan ah lollipop in ah bighead thrildren’s party. Uh feel when he wuz a yout he did get nuff nuff slaps in de back uh he cokenit head.