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DOG WARS HEAT UP PRESIDENTIAL RACE! (SHEESH)

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Dog wars heat up presidential race

By Jake Tapper | ABC OTUS News - 16 hrs ago

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Much has been made about Mitt Romney, in 1983, putting his family dog Seamus in a kennel on top of his roof and driving from Boston to Canada, with said canine Seamus making his displeasure known in a rather scatological way.

Democrats have signaled they have every intention of making sure the American people - especially dog-lovers - know the tale. In January, senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod tweeted a photo of the president and Bo in a car, with the snide observation: "@davidaxelrod: How loving owners transport their dogs."

The Romney campaign tonight signaled tonight that they are not about to cede any ground when it comes to a candidate's odd past with man's best friend.

The Daily Caller noted that in President Obama's best-selling memoir, "Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance," the president recalls being fed dog meat as a young boy in Indonesia with his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro.

"With Lolo, I learned how to eat small green chill peppers raw with dinner (plenty of rice), and, away from the dinner table, I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher), and roasted grasshopper (crunchy)," the president wrote. "Like many Indonesians, Lolo followed a brand of Islam that could make room for the remnants of more ancient animist and Hindu faiths. He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate: One day soon, he promised, he would bring home a piece of tiger meat for us to share."

After his mother married Soetoro, Obama lived in Indonesia from 1967 until 1971, from roughly the age of 6 through 10.

The discovery that the president had eaten dog meat prompted wise-cracks on twitter (hashtag - #ObamaDogRecipes) and this tweet from Romney strategist Eric Fehrstrom, who re-tweeted Axelrod's original message with a different take on the picture of the president and Bo.

"@EricFehrn: In hindsight, a chilling photo," he wrote.

The Seamus story was discussed again Monday when Ann Romney told Diane Sawyer that "the dog loved" traveling that way. "He would see that crate and, you know, he would, like, go crazy because he was going with us on vacation. It was to me a kinder thing to bring him along than to leave him in the kennel for two weeks."

Certainly kinder than eating him.

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With light and love

by on Apr. 18, 2012 at 3:43 PM
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Abaco
by on Apr. 20, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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They both must've been at the same Bbq : )

http://akapad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/obama_eating_kitten_sm.jpg

Quoting Pema_Jampa:




Quoting Abaco:

Does anybody know if he's (BO) eaten kittens ?



Pema_Jampa
by Celeste on Apr. 20, 2012 at 1:50 PM

LOL! Abaco I almost spit out my coffee. 

Thanks for the morning laugh.

Quoting Abaco:

They both must've been at the same Bbq : )

http://akapad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/obama_eating_kitten_sm.jpg

Quoting Pema_Jampa:




Quoting Abaco:

Does anybody know if he's (BO) eaten kittens ?




imamomzilla
by on Apr. 20, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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 LOL! It looks like he's biting the neck of a goat....but I see the kitty's tail.

Quoting Abaco:

They both must've been at the same Bbq : )

http://akapad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/obama_eating_kitten_sm.jpg

Sisteract
by Socialist Hippie on Apr. 20, 2012 at 5:56 PM

by  Saint Zilla on Apr. 20, 2012 at 10:14 AM

 Is your quote button broken or were you given orders to not "engage" with me too? How silly is it that some can be so easily manipulated? LOL

I typed GREEDY because that seems to be your standard reply...to just about every topic on board ...and with every pol. you disagree with. Yes, I'm aware you're doing just fine. You've mentioned that more than a few times. Isn't it ironic?

OH, a GAME player, duly noted-

I forget kids play on CM too-
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