Marshall's Memorandum to Vice-Presidential Aspirants. There were two brothers: One ran away to sea, and the other was elected to vice-president - and nothing was ever heard from either of them again. (Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall)
Baker's Byroad. When you are over the hill, you pick up speed.
Conservative/Liberal Razor. A conservative sees a man drowning 50 feet from shore, throws him a 25-foot long rope, and tells him to swim to it. A liberal throws him a rope 50 feet long, then drops his end and goes off to perform another good deed. (U/TCA)