Skip to comments.Did the Romney Family Dog Flee to Canada?
Posted on 02/22/2012 6:50:35 AM PST by RoosterRedux
Paging Gail Collins: the shameful tale of Seamus, Mitt Romneys Irish setterwhom the candidate stuck in a crate and strapped to the roof of his car on a 12 hour ride to Canadamay have ended with a stroke of poetic justice. According to a piece on Politicker yesterday, Romneys sons told reporters in an off-record conversation that the dog ran away when the family got to Ontario. Such a revelation, if true, gives the lie to Romneys now nearly five-year-old claim that Seamus liked riding on top of the station wagon. (He scrambled up there every time we went on trips, the governor insisted. He got it all by himself and enjoyed it. To which we say: That is either one small station wagon or one very athletic dog).
Others have already disputed the idea that Seamus appreciated his wind-blown tours atop the family car. The 2007 Globe story describing the 1983 event recounted how Romneys son at one point saw a brown liquid
dripping down the back window, payback from an Irish setter whod been riding on the roof in the wind for hours. That Seamus suffered from diarrhea during the trip was taken as evidence that he and his owner disagreed about the wisdom of the travel arrangement. Earlier this week, an anti-Romney protest was held outside the Westminster dog show. And, in a Dan Savage-like move, Google users recently conspired to transform Romneys name into a verb meaning to defecate in fear.
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I have thought about Romney and what it is that bugs me beyond his liberalism and it is this: (you mention emotion free, I think it goes past management. I do not think he has emotion at all, it is as though he get external cues on how to express emotion, there is nothing inside him)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to put on an appearance or show of; make a pretence of to affect ignorance
2. to adopt the character, manner, etc., of those around them
The man is completely and utterly fake. Its a good thing the media has his back and managed to hide this disastrous speech he gave a few days ago.
He gives a speech professing his great love of his home state and comes off sounding as if he’s never been here before.
But...but...but...dogs are supposed to be terrified riding in/on a car. Haven’t you noticed, when the dog is in the the car and you roll down the window the dog runs terrified to the opposite side of the car.
“There he borrowed a hose, washed down Seamus and the car, then hopped back onto the highway.”
Great, so for the rest of the trip, not only was the poor dog scared and battered by the wind, but now he was soaked to boot.
You’re analysis of Mitt is right on! Oddly enough, he completely mirrors Obama in these strange qualities.
He's the "Stepford candidate," totally plastic and fake.
In other news, Iran is developing an atomic bomb.
Ran to Canada three decades ago?
Was the dog named “Dodger”?
ROFL! You got me again!
been a good day :)
Indeed. And we just closed the FReepathon, over the top!
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