Wednesday, June 27, 2007

File this one under "What idiot does this, anyway?"

Yosemite Mitt has pissed off PETA. See, about 25 years ago, he and his family went on a road trip with the family dog riding in a dog carrier strapped to the roof of the car. Which is against the law in Massachusetts. Of course, the statute of limitations has come and gone. But the question remains: why not just a. let the dog ride in the car or b. put him in a nice kennel?

I remember my mom took the family dog with us to visit my grandparents in Maryland. The dog rode in the car and stuck her nose in the car's air conditioner. Which was pretty funny. But neither here nor there.

PETA compares Mitt's dog riding on the roof to torture. The ASPCA is more restrained in its response: "Any manner of transporting a dog that places the animal in serious danger is something that we'd think is inappropriate."

This is another installment of "Mitt Romney, the Unintentionally Hilarious Presidential Candidate."

(Via Atrios.)