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Cheney's Heart Need More Batteries

Sometimes the jokes are too easy... MSNBC: Vice President Dick Cheney's routine checkup on Friday revealed no new blockages in his heart, but docto

Sometimes the jokes are too easy...

bush-cheney-oz.jpg MSNBC:

Vice President Dick Cheney's routine checkup on Friday revealed no new blockages in his heart, but doctors said he needs a new battery for a special pacemaker he has in his chest, a spokeswoman said.

The battery in his implanted cardiac defibrillator is reaching its limit, said Megan McGinn, deputy press secretary for the vice president. She said doctors must replace the entire device to replace the battery, and that the surgery will be scheduled this summer at a convenient time for the vice president.

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