An elderly man had a heart attack while visiting his niece, >who 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 so sorry, but 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 shock, "We've never had a Democrat in >the family before!"