When asked, “hey, Google, replied, “chicken motives may not be all that interesting.” Well, we beg to differ. Knowing why the chicken crossed the road is one of the eternal questions and deserves an answer.
Next, we asked Wikipedia.
The online dictionary retorted with its usual cavalcade of memes, photos and illustrations. The two most likely answers according to Wiki editors are: a. to get to the other side. And, to show the possum that it is possible.
We asked a Republican Congressman the same question and heard: “to steal a job from a decent, hard-working American.”
Searching through the Library of Congress did reveal one retort from Mark Twain, who said: “...news of its crossing has been greatly exaggerated by people like you.”
Still unsatisfied we queried the Harvard University Department of Physics. A spokesman referred us to a universe of answers. Click here.
Finally, we went to the “ultimate red state source” and read from “The Bible”, which did discuss the matter by saying “And God came down from the heavens, and He or She said unto the chicken, “Thou shalt cross the road.” And the chicken crossed the road, and there was much rejoicing.” Amen.