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'Dogs Against Romney' Crashing GOP Convention

Will rally in Tampa ahead of RNC start

(Newser) - The Republican National Convention will be protested by ... dogs. Yes, Dogs Against Romney is planning a Tampa rally Sunday, one day before the convention starts, The Hill reports. "Should we have a president that isn’t even qualified to adopt a pet?" asks the group's founder in a... More »

Devo to Record Ode to Romney's Dog

'Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Remember Seamus)' is out this month

(Newser) - Mitt Romney's infamous decision to strap the family dog to the roof of the car on a vacation trip will be immortalized in song. Devo will release "Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Remember Seamus)" on Aug. 25, reports Rolling Stone . (You can listen here , via a Huffington... More »

Romney Camp: Obama Ate Dog Meat

Conservatives push back on Seamus story

(Newser) - Here come the dog wars: The Romney campaign, apparently sick of fielding questions about Seamus the Irish setter, is drawing attention to a dog-unfriendly incident in President Obama's past. The president said that he was fed dog meat as a child in Indonesia in his autobiography, Dreams From My ... More »

Ann Romney: Dog Loved Riding Atop Family Car

But Mitt wouldn't transport Seamus same way again

(Newser) - Mitt and Ann Romney spoke to ABC 's Diane Sawyer for their first joint interview of the campaign, and addressed the Seamus issue in response to requests from viewers. The dog, who was in a carrier strapped to the roof of the family car during a 12-hour road trip... More »

'The Real Mitt Romney' Channels Eminem

'Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up?'

(Newser) - Flip-flopping Mitt Romney has been plagued by the question, "Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up?" In a new, brilliant mash-up by Hugh Atkin spotted by the Huffington Post , it's President Obama asking that question in a send-up of the Eminem classic "The Real Slim Shady.... More »

Why I Won't Shut Up About Mitt Romney's Poor Dog

Gail Collins thinks story is a nice 'diversion' from GOP contest

(Newser) - We've all heard the terrible story about how Mitt Romney once drove 12 hours to Canada with the family dog, Seamus, strapped to the roof of the car —and if you're a regular Gail Collins reader, you've heard the story many times. The New York Times... More »

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