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Is Bo Obama a Pricey Jetsetter?

Nope. Bo didn't go to Hawaii with Michelle...
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 26, 2011 2:13 AM CST
Is Bo Obama a Pricey Jetsetter?
President Obama laughs as his dog sniffs another as he shops.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Oh-oh. The star of the Obamas' holiday card is in trouble again. After the first family got a shellacking from Sarah Palin for featuring their dog, Bo, alone, on their White House greetings, they're now under fire for transporting the dog all the way back from Hawaii just to appear in a photo op with the president during a shopping trip in Virginia. It must have been expensive to ship Bo from Hawaii, where a neighbor reported seeing the Portuguese water dog and the first daughters, reports Politico. Not so, according to the White House: Bo didn't actually travel to Hawaii with Michelle and the girls. The family who reported spotting Bo in the Aloha state said: "We would like to apologize to Bo and the Obama family for any inconvenience this may have caused them." (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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