A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from November 17, 2015
“How many politicians would it take to save the world?” (joke)

John Lundin wrote on Politicus USA in November 2015:

“To paraphrase an old joke, ‘How many politicians would it take to save the world?’ Answer: ‘No one knows. It’s never been tried before.’”

It doesn’t appear to be a popular old joke. “How many politicians does it take to save the World? --- ZERO” was cited on Twitter on June 17, 2012. “How many politicians does it take to save the world? #FunnyIronicQuestion” was cited on Twitter on March 29, 2014.


Twitter
NHS saved Julian
‏@Run4demHills
How many politicians does it take to save the World? --- ZERO.
1:50 PM - 17 Jun 2012

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Animesh Prasad
‏@anm1988
How many politicians does it take to save the world? #FunnyIronicQuestion
12:07 PM - 29 Mar 2014

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John Lundin
‏@johnlundin
#COP21: Q - “How many politicians would it take to save the world?” A - “We don’t know - it’s never been tried before.” #climate #Paris
2:25 PM - 16 Oct 2015

Politicus USA
Paris Climate Talks Will Go On. What You Should Know.
By: John Lundin
Tuesday, November 17th, 2015, 11:36 am
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To paraphrase an old joke, “How many politicians would it take to save the world?” Answer: “No one knows. It’s never been tried before.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 • Permalink