Skip to comments.Louisiana demonstrating conservatives remain skeptical of Mitt Romney
Posted on 03/24/2012 2:03:42 PM PDT by jimbo123
There are many things that need to be done on a Saturday. Take the car in to be fixed. Watch the kid play soccer. And, if you live in Louisiana, go vote for who you want to become president.
A sojourn at some polls here, though, indicated that many people had more important things to do on Saturday than vote.
In a lush field next to a polling station, Michael Nash, 38, was watching his young son swing at a ball on a T-ball stand. He was planning to vote, sure, but he wanted to spend some time with his family first. "This is what we stand for - good old conservative values," he said as his father-in-law ran after a bat-wielding grandson and mothers and fathers in camping chairs cheered their sons and daughters at T-ball practice. "This is what we're talking about. If we returned to family values, this economic situation would be stronger."
(Excerpt) Read more at sunherald.com ...
Captain Bishop Etch-a-sketch:
"I bet $10,000 that this thingy is the perfect size.
Have some minion mount it on the roof
of my wifes second Cadillac."
Willard, what the hell is that child doing on the roof?
Romney's bad behavior Exposed by Seamus
"Romney Loses Nomination Over Dog Abuse? -
Romney was traveling that summer with his wife, five sons,
and Seamus to his parent's cottage on Lake Huron.
But hours into the ride, Seamus apparently suffered diarrhea,
which ran down the back window of the car.
David Kravitz wrote on BlueMassGroup, a liberal blog.
"It also strikes me as classic Romney:
it solves a problem efficiently, in a business-like manner,
and with no regard whatsoever for the suffering
that the solution may cause."
"But the details of the event are more than unseemly
- they may, in fact, be illegal.
Massachusetts's animal cruelty laws
specifically prohibit anyone from carrying an animal
"in or upon a vehicle, or otherwise,
in an unnecessarily cruel or inhuman manner
or in a way and manner which might endanger
the animal carried thereon.
"An officer for the Massachusetts Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals responded
to a description of the situation saying
"it's definitely something I'd want to check out."
The officer, Nadia Branca, declined to give
a definitive opinion on whether Romney broke the law
but did note that it's against state law to have a dog
in an open bed of a pick-up truck, and
"if the dog was being carried in a way that endangers it,
that would be illegal."
Is the dog in the top photo (2nd from right) a ballchinian???