@davidaxelrod David AxelrodHow loving owners transport their dogs. bit.ly/xGeJuZInterestingly, Romney never was so grandiose he names his dog after himself. BO is short from Barack Obama.
The Obama Campaign’s Humorous Dog Whistle
The best attacks are cast with humor. That’s why it worked when John McCain’s 2008 campaign used Paris Hilton against Barack Obama, and why the windsurfing spot that George W. Bush used against John Kerry in 2004 got so much traction. The humor takes the edge off, and builds a bond between the viewer and the attacker. And so the Obama campaign, like the Newt Gingrich campaign before it, has gone to the dogs. Here tweets David Axelrod: