The Dog

I told you this Obama dog thing was going t be big. Here’s an overview of the situation from NPR. And, you may recall this:

Many of you heard the question at President Elect Obama’s first news conference, which was mainly about the economy, regarding what kind of dog the girls would be getting as per a deal apparently made some time ago. The only safe answer to that question would have been to give the secret signal that cuts the power feed to the cameras, then have the reporter bagged and dragged out of the room and appropriately disciplined. But no, instead, Obama answered the question and he even discussed details … the dog needs to be hypoallergenic, yet also from a shelter, and so on … so now we all know. …

continue with the story of FDR’s stamp collection.


  1. #1 Jackal
    April 15, 2009

    I guess this is kind of like that Twitter thing. I can’t understand why anyone would care about such mundane subjects.

  2. #2 The Ridger
    April 16, 2009

    Talking about Bo, Him and Her, Barney, Fala, Socks, etc, is one way for people to connect with the president on a human level.