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Romney ties his dog to the roof of his car in an airtight kennel?! (And laughs about it: VIDEO)
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Posted on 01/07/2012 4:58:27 PM PST by BagCamAddict

Watch the video.

Romney laughs almost the entire video. Although it was against the law to transport people or animals on top of vehicles, Romney's excuse was that he didn't know about the law.

Nevermind the fact that the dog had diarrhea in the kennel during the trip.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; crategate; dog; dogs; dogsagainstromney; mittromney; romney
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Who are the people who are voting for this guy??

Watch the video. The incident may have happened a long time ago, but clearly he is not at all regretful about it. And here's what I don't get: Even if he personally isn't regretful about the incident, how could any politician not realize that this one incident is a huge negative on his image, and he would do well to at least ACT regretful and apologetic. But he doesn't. He sees nothing wrong with what he did.

1 posted on 01/07/2012 4:58:35 PM PST by BagCamAddict
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To: BagCamAddict

Romney is hardhearted; he has a heart of stone


2 posted on 01/07/2012 5:02:27 PM PST by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: BagCamAddict

I’ve never heard of an “airtight kennel”.


3 posted on 01/07/2012 5:02:27 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: BagCamAddict

I’m no Romney fan, but is this really the basis of political discourse? I’d rather see conservatives press him to vow some specific changes to the mess that is our budget. And make us believe them.


4 posted on 01/07/2012 5:04:59 PM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: BagCamAddict

Thanks for posting, I had forgotten about this - what kind of A-hole does that to the family pet? His giggling about it is creepy, as well.


5 posted on 01/07/2012 5:05:57 PM PST by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: BagCamAddict

This is yet another video of Romney lying, here is the truth of how shaken up and abused the dog was.

“As the oldest son, Tagg Romney commandeered the way-back of the wagon, keeping his eyes fixed out the rear window, where he glimpsed the first sign of trouble. ‘’Dad!’’ he yelled. ‘’Gross!’’ A brown liquid was dripping down the back window, payback from an Irish setter who’d been riding on the roof in the wind for hours.
“As the rest of the boys joined in the howls of disgust, Romney coolly pulled off the highway and into a service station. There, he borrowed a hose, washed down Seamus and the car, then hopped back onto the highway. It was a tiny preview of a trait he would grow famous for in business: emotion-free crisis management.

http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2008/specials/romney/articles/part4_main/?page=1


6 posted on 01/07/2012 5:06:14 PM PST by ansel12
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I’ve never heard of an “airtight kennel”.
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You never heard of it because there is no such thing. Plus, wouldn't "airtight" mean the dog couldn't breath?

7 posted on 01/07/2012 5:06:37 PM PST by kara37
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To: kara37

Of course. That is why I think this story is seriously flawed.


8 posted on 01/07/2012 5:09:37 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: BagCamAddict

My dog would probably like riding on the roof of a car. No, I’m not voting for mr romneycare. Why don’t you people find something a little more “real” to criticize him about? This is just stupid.


9 posted on 01/07/2012 5:10:13 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: BagCamAddict
Cry me a river.

I'm no Romney fan (check my posting history if you wish) but some of this stuff is just silly. Airtight kennel? c'mon. The damn dog was fine.

10 posted on 01/07/2012 5:10:37 PM PST by NakedRampage (Puttin' the "stud" in Bible study)
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To: BagCamAddict
Anyone else here old enough to remember the big stink over LBJ picking up one of his beagles by the ears?
11 posted on 01/07/2012 5:11:02 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: BagCamAddict

Notice,

there are NO personal anecdotes or stories of or about Obama, EVER !?

Does not matter who the GOP nominates, it`ll be the most personal bloody destructive hatched job EVER pulled on a nominee who dares go against their messiah.


12 posted on 01/07/2012 5:11:31 PM PST by Para-Ord.45 (+ <--- All I got was this plus sign)
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To: BagCamAddict

I saw Mitt on FNC about 4 years ago,actually Ann saying Mitt wanted to be buried in the coffin with her when they died. Anyone else remember that? Kind of sweet.


13 posted on 01/07/2012 5:13:25 PM PST by libbylu (Game On!)
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To: P.O.E.

While that may be true, and it is, this story is all over Facebook....and people do NOT like it.


14 posted on 01/07/2012 5:15:53 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Keep the CHRIST in Christmas!!!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

re: “airtight”

I heard he attached a “windshield” to the dog crate and strapped the unit to the top of the car.

I think he did a ton of bad/liberal things more important that this.

Any dog that rides in a car or pickup would probably love it.

And no, I’m not a Romulan.


15 posted on 01/07/2012 5:15:53 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: BagCamAddict; potlatch

16 posted on 01/07/2012 5:16:08 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> - - -)
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To: BagCamAddict
He sees nothing wrong with what he did.

The only thing I can think of that's worse is hunters who throw their dogs into the kennels in the back of their pickup trucks after a week of hunting then drive the 1200 miles back home............. /sarc/truth

17 posted on 01/07/2012 5:18:27 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Naugahyde is no longer available due to the Naugas being hunted to extinction.....)
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To: libbylu

I find it creepy that Mitt’s father, as a sitting Governor, personally trained and handled the teen girl’s conversion to Mormonism, and that Ann’s parents were forbidden to watch the marriage ceremony.


18 posted on 01/07/2012 5:18:33 PM PST by ansel12
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Could be worse...


19 posted on 01/07/2012 5:19:11 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> - - -)
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To: ansel12

“Some day I hope to become the man my dog thinks I am.”

Romney? That +@* of a #!#*% lashed me to the roof of the car, and he knew I didn’t feel well. Oh yeah, they were all inside.
And he was driving on the interstate, 70 mph. I was terrified and that b*!+&#d knew it too!
So the oldest one starts screaming when I can’t hold it any longer and what does he do? Pulls over, hoses me down and the car and then gets back on the interstate.
`Seamus’ the Irish Setter


20 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:04 PM PST by tumblindice (Rew Scromney)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

That’s hardly airtight. In fact, I’m sure that the windshield was intended for the dog’s comfort. This certainly isn’t as cruel as those people who allow their digs to ride untethered in the back of a PU truck, or hanging out the window of their car. Think of the poor dog’s eyes, exposed to grit and sticks.

I’m not a Romney bot, but criticize him for his policies, not for a mistake he made 20-30 years ago and realizes was the wrong choice.


21 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:04 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: BagCamAddict

Kinda has shades of National Lampoon’s “Vacation.”


22 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:04 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: yldstrk

How about Romney and the Boston tunnel incident. Does anyone have the link?


23 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:27 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: yldstrk

How about Romney and the Boston tunnel incident. Does anyone have the link?


24 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:41 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: yldstrk

How about Romney and the Boston tunnel incident. Does anyone have the link?


25 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:41 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: yldstrk

How about Romney and the Boston tunnel incident. Does anyone have the link?


26 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:48 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: yldstrk

How about Romney and the Boston tunnel incident. Does anyone have the link?


27 posted on 01/07/2012 5:21:56 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: yldstrk

How about Romney and the Boston tunnel incident. Does anyone have the link?


28 posted on 01/07/2012 5:22:14 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: P.O.E.
"I’m no Romney fan, but is this really the basis of political discourse?"

Not to mention that it has been discussed to death in countless threads over the years.

29 posted on 01/07/2012 5:22:14 PM PST by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies. Plan it.)
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To: BagCamAddict

Most Americans love dogs, so yes, this is an issue that will (and should, in my opinion) cause people to question what kind of person he is.


30 posted on 01/07/2012 5:23:41 PM PST by KJC1
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To: ROCKLOBSTER; mamelukesabre; NakedRampage

Look at post six, the dog was not fine, but the trip ran on for a total of 12 hours.


31 posted on 01/07/2012 5:25:06 PM PST by ansel12
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To: Brad's Gramma

I don’t like it either. I’m just lamenting the state of what passes for news. Between reality shows, news playing “gotcha”, and sensationalism rampant, there seems to be less and less room for serious discussion. I miss William F. Buckley, Jr., Bishop Sheen, and yes, even Tim Russert.


32 posted on 01/07/2012 5:25:34 PM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: ansel12

If you are not a fully vested Mormon, you are not allowed to attend the part of the Mormon wedding that is inside the Temple. It dos not matter who you are, or what your relationship is to the bride. That is how it always has been, and anyone who has lived in a part of the country where there are a lot of Mormons residing knows that.


33 posted on 01/07/2012 5:25:38 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: BagCamAddict

No way I would vote for this guy. My mom and dad has more kids than he and his wife does. They never put the dog on the top of the car on our family trips. Dad bought a bigger car for us kids and the family pet dog. Who does that what he did!? What a jerk to be nice.


34 posted on 01/07/2012 5:25:52 PM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: P.O.E.

I am with you, I do not think it is any big whoop.

The dog was not harmed. It was fine. I oppose torturing of animals but they are not on a par with people.

Consider how they are shipped on airlines, like baggage. Allowance is made for temperature and potty/water needs, and up the conveyor belt they go.

Not ok for people. Fine for animals.


35 posted on 01/07/2012 5:26:44 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: BagCamAddict

I have been wondering when this was going to surface again. This is the reason I hate this guy.

Watch how a man treats his animals, and you will see his true character.


36 posted on 01/07/2012 5:29:19 PM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: BagCamAddict

The ultimate ticket:

Romney / Huckabee 2012
Fighting Like a Dog for America

With Michael Vick at SoS


37 posted on 01/07/2012 5:29:47 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: CrazyIvan

I remember the LBJ/beagle dust-up.Made me want to pick him up by the ears just to see how much HE would like it.


38 posted on 01/07/2012 5:29:55 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: CrazyIvan

I remember the LBJ/beagle dust-up.Made me want to pick him up by the ears just to see how much HE would like it.


39 posted on 01/07/2012 5:30:00 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I agree there are bigger fish to fry, regarding Romney’s policies, etc.

But Romney doesn’t “realize it was the wrong choice” to put his dog on the roof of a car.

Watch the video. He has zero regrets about what he did.


40 posted on 01/07/2012 5:30:00 PM PST by BagCamAddict (OMG = Obama Must Go. Let's stay focused on the goal.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

there are NO personal anecdotes or stories of or about Obama, EVER !?


There’s the one. Larry says he paid for Obama to pick up some crack, and after the bj, Obama says Larry was the best he’d had.


41 posted on 01/07/2012 5:32:05 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: BagCamAddict
The offending vehicle. An 80's vintage Caprice Estate.


42 posted on 01/07/2012 5:32:27 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: BagCamAddict

Who cares? I mean really?? Dogs ride in the back of pick-up trucks all the time. Good grief. This is sometimes the most stupid country I have ever seen.


43 posted on 01/07/2012 5:33:53 PM PST by therut
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To: afraidfortherepublic
criticize him for his policies

That's what I said.

44 posted on 01/07/2012 5:34:25 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I know that Romney is part of a small 15% of Mormons who form a more secret portion of the religions leadership, and that is why the girl’s parents were forbidden to witness her marriage, after she was converted by her Governor, and married to Mitt Romney.

I am curious if a President Romney would at some point have to bring in special secret service agents who are part of that secretive Mormon group. Could that ever arise during his Presidency?


45 posted on 01/07/2012 5:36:29 PM PST by ansel12
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To: Persevero

If you think this is OK, then go back and retread how the dog spewed all over the car. The only reason a dog would do that is if it is under extreme stress.

This guy is an is either an ass hole, or an idiot. And it doesn’t really matter which. It’s about character. This is the kind of guy that would cut you loose in a second, and not miss a second of sleep.

Do you really think that is a character trait you want in a President?

And is that the type of character flaw that can be corrected.


46 posted on 01/07/2012 5:36:37 PM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: ansel12

Maybe that’s exactly why the dog was not inside the car.


47 posted on 01/07/2012 5:36:37 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Persevero

If you think this is OK, then go back and retread how the dog spewed all over the car. The only reason a dog would do that is if it is under extreme stress.

This guy is an is either an ass hole, or an idiot. And it doesn’t really matter which. It’s about character. This is the kind of guy that would cut you loose in a second, and not miss a second of sleep.

Do you really think that is a character trait you want in a President?

And is that the type of character flaw that cannot be corrected with a mea culpa.


48 posted on 01/07/2012 5:37:04 PM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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Poor fellow he might have kept up first mile or so....


49 posted on 01/07/2012 5:37:50 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: smokingfrog

You are hilarious!


50 posted on 01/07/2012 5:39:14 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature=Just Law.)
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