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Love across political lines | Moment's Notice


Last updated 8/7/2020 at 4:01pm

There is an old political joke that a member of our family, Barry Howard (USAF COL Ret.), used to love to tell.

In a nutshell, a man learns he needs a brain transplant but has to pay for the brain – the Democrat’s brain is $5,000, and the Republican brain is $200.

When someone in the family finally asks why the price difference, the doctor says, “We have to price the Republicans’ brains a lot lower because they are used.”

Barry would let out a booming laugh with a huge smile, and offer the disclaimer that he would take only one Democrat’s brain, my husband’s.

Barry died on...

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