Vice Presidential


Late Show top 10

From the home office in Sioux City, Iowa, Al Gore’s list of the Top 10 Good Things About Being Vice President, as presented Wednesday on CBS‘ ‘‘Late Show’‘ with David Letterman:

10. Police escort gets you to the movies faster.

9. You know that game tetherball? I played tetherball with the inventor of tetherball.

8. After they sign a bill, there’s lots of free pens.

7. If you close your left eye, the seal on the podium reads ‘‘President of the United States.’‘

6. I get intellectual property rights to my speeches.

5. Dan Quayle and Gerald Ford are pretty easy to beat during Vice Presidents’ Week on ‘‘Jeopardy.’‘

4. You don’t have to be funny to get invited on the Letterman show.

3. You get to eat all the french fries the president can’t get to.

2. You don’t have to be a good speller to get the job.

1. Secret Service code name ‘‘Buttafuoco.’‘