A man owned a small ranch in Montana.
The Montana WorkForce Department claimed he was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to interview him.
“I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them,” the agent demanded.
“Well,” replied the farmer, “there is my farmhand who has been with me for 3 years. I pay him $200 a week and he gets room and board for free.”
“The cook has been here for 18 months, and I pay her $150 per week plus free room and board.”
“Then there’s the half-wit. He works about 18 hours every day and does about 90% of all the workarounds in the ranch. He earns about $10 per week, pays his own room and board, and I buy him a bottle of bourbon every Saturday night.”
He’s the guy I wanna talk to… the half-wit,” said the agent.
“That would be me.” replied the rancher.