Eventually the topic got around to Politicians and their role as our leaders.
The old rancher said, "Well, you know, Mike Duffy is a 'Post Turtle'."
Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him, what a 'post turtle' was.
The old farmer said, "When you're driving down a country road and you come across a fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that's a post turtle."
The rancher 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."