During a neighborhood party, Joe got into an argument with his neighbor, about
presidential politics. Finally, the neighbor asked me why Joe was such a
Joe told him that his father and grandfather were both Republicans and he was
carrying on the family tradition.
''That's it?'' said the exasperated neighbor. ''What if your father and
grandfather had been horse thieves?''
''Well...'' Joe replied, ''I suppose then I'd be a Democrat like you.''