He said, “Tonight when you go home fill your bathtub half-way with water. On the edge of the tub place a teaspoon, a coffee cup, and a two-gallon plastic bucket. When your husband comes home, ask him to empty the tub the fastest way he can."
The wife said, “Oh, I understand – If he chooses the bucket because it would be the fastest way to empty the tub – faster than the spoon or the teacup - then there is no problem with him running for a fourth term in public office.”
"No,” replied her Doctor. “If he pulls the drain plug and asks what do you want me to do now dear, then serving in public office has not affected his judgment."