How’s That Government Meddling Workin’ Out for Ya’?
Back in the heyday of the old Soviet Union an agricultural commissar from the Ukraine was summoned to the Agricultural Ministry in Moscow to report on the year’s potato crop. “Ah, Comrade Minister,” said the commissar, beaming, “If all the potatoes harvested this year were put into a single pile, it would reach to the feet of God.”
“What!” exclaimed the minister, “you know that in Communism there is no God.”
“Also,” sighed the commissar, “in the Ukraine is no potatoes.”