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Charlie Watts’ Favorite Political Joke (Maybe)

I can’t verify if this is the favorite political joke of the Rolling Stones’ drummer, but read it anyway.

Tony Blair, when he was the UK’s Prime Minister, went jogging whenever he had the chance.

Every time he did he would jog past a prostitute standing on the same corner near his office at 10 Downing Street.

He learned to brace himself as he approached her for what was certain to follow.

“Fifty pounds!” she would always shout from the kerb.

“No! Five pounds!” Tony would fire back.

This ritual became a regular occurrence between them when he was in London.

He would jog by and she would yell, “Fifty pounds!”

He would yell back, “Fiver!”

One day, Tony’s wife Cherie decided that she would accompany her husband on his jog.

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