The dog torturer speaks: You know, PETA has not been my fan over the years," Romney said. "PETA has been after me for having a rodeo at the Olympics
July 1, 2007

The dog torturer speaks:

You know, PETA has not been my fan over the years," Romney said. "PETA has been after me for having a rodeo at the Olympics and were very, very upset about that. PETA was after me when I went quail hunting in Georgia. And PETA is not happy that my dog likes fresh air."...

 Anna Marie Cox wonders:

So I'll add this: those repeated references to "family pet"? That's a weirdly antiseptic way of talking about an animal that you supposedly love. It's like saying "I greatly honor the male-sexed offspring produced by my spouse and myself," to describe your son. Or like naming him Tagg. And, as commenters have pointed out, the physics of the poo-problem seem wayyyyy off...read on

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