"Kerry and Edwards are taking a stroll around Capitol Hill when he
meets a little girl
carrying a small basket with a blanket over it. Curiously, Kerry asks
the girl, "What's in the basket?"
She replies, "New baby kittens," and she opens the basket to show him.
"How nice" says Kerry. "What kind are they?"
The little girl says, "Democrats."
Kerry smiles and pats the little girl on the head, and they continue
About three weeks later, Kerry, walking around Capitol Hill with
colleague, sees the same little girl again with the same basket.
Kerry says to his colleague, "Watch this; it's very cute". As they
approach the little girl. Kerry asks the girl, "How are the kittens?"
She says, "Fine."
He then asks, "Again, what kind of kittens are they?"
This time she replies, "Republicans."
Somewhat abashed, Kerry says, "Three weeks ago you said they were
"I know," she says, "But now their eyes are open."