The Romney campaign fought back against lingering criticism that the Romney family once strapped its dog to the roof of their car, by saddling Obama with his own pooch story: The president, as a young boy, ate dog meat.
Romney campaign manager Eric Fernstrohm last night called attention to a passage in President Obama’s book “Dreams From My Father” in which he recalls eating some dog meat as a child in Indonesia.
What followed was pun heaven for cable news anchors, as well as a chance to discuss whether dogs were actually a campaign issue anyone should be discussing.
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