Politicians n' Animals
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"Puppies are people too, my friend."
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Zookeepers thought having him around might finally inspire some mating.
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It didn't work nearly as well with Laura Bush.
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The tiger cub was adorable, unlike all the adultery and ethics violations Newt Gingrich was committing back then.
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All we know about Rep. Michael Grimm is that he once held a puppy.
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Most people think Donald Rumsfeld was his Secretary of Defense. But no. It was the owl.
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This explains a lot of the man-on-dog fear.
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"Well, I can't hunt with it, but I guess she's all right."
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If you want to be president, you've got to stand in a certain number of cow barns. That's just how it is.
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Ahh, horses! Such noble creatures. And so useful for riding to undisclosed locations.
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