What is the deal with presidents/people running for president and dogs?
I'm not saying they don't love their animals.
LBJ with a couple of his beagles (these are probably "Him" and "Her"):
But it's a mixed history at best.
LBJ holding a beagle up by its ears (he said they liked it).
Nixon had his deal with Checkers.
There was a time during the Lewinsky scandal that it seemed like the only one who liked Clinton was Buddy. Yes, there was Socks, but who are we kidding: Socks was Chelsea's pet.
And now we've added Bo ("Bobama") to the pantheon.
And Romney's bizarre relationship with Seamus.
Okay, I have tried as hard as I am willing on a weekend, but I can't find any actual pictures of Romney with Seamus, or any of Romney with any dog. This is what HuffPo went with:
Politico compiled some jokes about Romney and dogs.
Politics. It's for the dogs.
...Okay, I'll throw you cat-lovers a bone :-)
Winston Churchill was a definite cat-lover.