Thanks to Steve Russell for this.
A thief in Paris planned to steal some paintings from the Louvre. After careful preparations, he got past security, stole the paintings and made it safely to his van. However, he was captured only two blocks away when his van ran out of gas. When asked how he could mastermind such a crime and not have enough gas to make a getaway he replied, “Monsieur, that is the reason I stole the paintings. I had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh.
Do you have De Gaulle to send this on to someone else? I sent it to you because I figured I had nothing Toulouse.