Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Elephant in the Room

As a bicontinental dachshund, I'm well aware it's easy to make blunders in a foreign land. My mom once said in Italian that I have five anuses when she meant to say I was five years old.

U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whose family road trips are notorious to dog lovers, has made several blunders on his wotten waven overseas summer trip. I've thought of some explanations for Mitt (though I could never explain the dog on the car roof).

Yes, Mitt Romney did tell NBC's Brian Williams that he saw "disconcerting" signs about the preparations for the London Olympics. Too bad Brian Williams didn't give him a chance to explain what he really meant.

Yes, his press secretary did invite reporters to kiss his ass in Warsaw. But as Romney later explained, he was referring to his donkey.

Of course, both Romney and his press secretary failed to note that the donkey is a democratic symbol. Was that a Freudian slip, or just an elephant in the room?


  1. Bawhahhha. Oh I will laugh all day now.

  2. Mitt even annoyed the Conservatives here in the UK. It was observed in our press that Britain should be an easy date for a US politician - they just have to talk about the 'special relationship' and toss in a couple of admiring references to Churchill and we'll totally roll over. But he somehow managed to mess it up anyway!
    Toodle pip!

  3. Oh goodness! That is some story.... Now that is what I call a BIG Blooper!

    Lily Belle

  4. What a crack up....it's just amazing how we always seem to get the most intelligent people to run for top offices.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

    Although we must admit SHE's had several gaffs when trying to communicate in German.

  5. Your mom said you have FIVE anuses??? WOW... Maybe that is what is wrong with PUDDLES... THAT is soooooo funny. The entire POST is Funny!!!!
    Sorry I am so late getting around today... the TRAFFIC SNARL around Blogville Stadium is HIDEOUS.

  6. Lordy! Genius! :) but (no pun intended), 5 anuses, Tootsie? You are my hero! X

  7. WOW!! My Mommy thought I pooped enough out of one anus...but 5?! Surely your mommy is a full time pooper scooper?!

    Hope to see you at our contest!

    ~Stinky Kisses, Mason

  8. We are content to chuckle repeatedly about this one. Thanks for the smiles. Bruno and his faithful typist

  9. He could go to England and say he liked America's New England better and it still wouldn't be as embarassing as Obama bowing to every world leader he sees.


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