Dick Cheney Has No Pulse (Seriously)

I'm not making a tired funny! Dick Cheney's new implant - a ventricular assist device - needed 'cause his heart is screwed, "leaves most recipients without a pulse because it pushes blood continuously instead of mimicking the heart's own pulsatile beat".

Of course, this assumed he had a pulse in the first place. (I know, that's the bad punchline you were waiting for.) [NYT via Twitter, Image: NYT]

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