HT to ALa and AB at Blonde Sagacity:
While visiting his niece, an elderly man had what was apparently a
The woman drove wildly to get him to the emergency room. After what
seemed like a very long wait, the E.R. doctor appeared, wearing his
scrubs and a long face.
Sadly, he said, "I'm afraid that your uncle's brain is dead, but his
heart is still beating."
"Oh, dear," cried the woman, her hands clasped against her cheeks with
"We've never had a Democrat in the family before!"