'Dogfight' between Obama, Romney camps
Campaigns exchange tweets over treatment of canines
- Duration 5:37
- Date Apr 18, 2012
Campaigns exchange tweets over treatment of canines
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-- ball off -- the story -- -- presidential candidate Mitt Romney he admitted that many years ago his family dog Seamus.
Made a vacation trip from Boston a Canada in a kennel on the roof for the family car in an effort to distract voters from the real issues.
Obama's failed policies team Obama is instead hitting Mitt Romney on what else.
But the treatment of his tall -- it all began with a tweet from David Axelrod saying quote.
How loving owners transport their dogs and -- posted this picture of President Obama and his family dog -- riding side by side in a car.
But then it all backfired when the daily caller reminded us of a passage from Barack Obama -- book.
Where -- actually admitted to eating dog meat in Indonesia.
As a child to our future president -- quote.
Away from the dinner table I was introduced to dog meat stuff.
Snake me tougher and roasted grasshopper.
Group Peta has people for the ethical treatment of animals is now release a statement on the situation.
And Twitter is on fire at Sean Hannity is my address and you wanna join us.
And joining me now -- reaction -- this dog fight -- pun intended to Fox News contributor Chris on Tea Party express member Amy Kramer are we first met.
What was it in April 15 2009.
In Atlanta how many people do we have there.
You have now not make us -- don't we all had their -- was -- it -- that was the first time where I said wow.
The country realized we weren't -- exactly yeah that was -- and you -- you have been an active organizing member -- what do you think of all of this.
It seems like the center of flux thing.
They think they're getting a war on women backfires you know that has to defend Bill -- -- this case.
Right it's a distraction of the real issues of this economy is out of control.
Though the gas prices and our debt and deficit sixteen trillion dollars in debt and we have gone in this presidential election cycle from talking about children's toys.
Dogs I mean you've got clown parties -- Las Vegas now this prostitute -- -- You know Claudia it's so it's you know it's ridiculous she little -- focused on the issues and that's the economy.
Surely you're not gonna compare the actions of a six year old to the actions -- an -- When it comes to their pets not -- -- distract hollow when I get wet but I -- we have another issue that president on Obama and something that was not really publicized.
Last November actually signed a bill.
That allowed the killing of horses for.
Consumption -- the points allowed for the tournament assumption of horse meat went horses were already and -- -- -- -- -- that what's where and slaughtered well but there was prevented prior to that's who we allow the slaughter the butchering of forces for consumption.
And so the question is is that that the Democrats want to make the issue about the treatment of animals.
Then certainly that comes and apply.
But you gotta admit it kind of backfires if you don't go after Mitt Romney for how -- transports -- dog and you waited dog that's not that mean exactly well.
He is all -- nearly six job when your dad put something on your plate when you're -- -- immediate -- eating an ice cream in my current I tell my daughter and I.
Yeah I agree no ice cream shop online.
Why are they talking about dogs anyway Weiner that's talking about the gas the price is well that's -- they are yelling get -- -- that you're Leo what what we've had happen.
Four times over the past four years of President Obama has -- something about the price of oil and speculators.
A year ago April 21 to 2011 to show you the way -- task force again.
-- they haven't reported to the public and now they're out there talking about nothing yeah make you -- -- -- ridiculous John.
Thank you don't put this deal on the table for your right now.
I will blame President Obama for the gas prices in this country today it's in October when they come -- you bolt.
Give him credit for them coming down I'll look right into that camera and I'll say it's his fault however we both know it's not -- you know we critics -- -- you can't let you know did you want that deal what does it.
-- -- that tells me because you're very close to Chuck Schumer loses interest and that tells me that you may be did he make a private deal with the -- A drive production it's called this is what happens in the oil market when you switch on -- from winter to summer prices -- -- I think what you expect I don't know.
No I ran I ran doesn't have to handset prices fall prices have more than -- Since he's president and we have five trillion in debt you're right these are serious significant issues there seems to be this is an -- candy.
You know series of distractions about superfluous meaningless issues.
But they've been successful axle -- was successful in getting everyone and talk about the dog until dog meat -- -- don't wanna.
I don't think that no the thing is you know he blames a first on the Strait of Hormuz and that you know it's gonna be shut down and now the speculators in the market announced that it -- that crest just a bigger issue here why we look at our overall energy policy.
I mean the Department of Energy was created to get us -- -- foreign oil back in the seventies now what we have many of natural resources here Governor Palin talks about it all the time you a natural gas channel.
Any women who -- out of what I would bring a marginal decline in the world you'll write -- not a right.
Portable little more utilities and the -- -- when I -- George Bush opened up again oil drilling in July EO of 08.
It came -- by the time President Obama came in office whose dollar eighty you know so Okinawa which Ford -- -- -- give him if you're gonna give bush credit for anything that's why I now we -- you know -- going on behind the I don't I don't trust you don't I know the market take my I don't trust that he is all you I don't I tell you or shoot over me like me and shock let's let's all say it.
If you can believe whatever you want that I have inside information provided -- -- -- -- should give a Greta Van -- a sneak --