How To Win Friends and Influence People by tristero

How To Win Friends and Influence People 

by tristero

Now there's some Christ-level empathy for ya:
Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke. 
“What do you call two farmers in a basement?” Mr. Perdue asked near the end of a testy hourlong town-hall-style event. “A whine cellar.” 
A cascade of boos ricocheted around the room.
He sure knows how to work a crowd. Keep this up and it won't matter that the Federal Election Commission has been neutered.