Andy Borowitz wrote this and we lifted it. He is a political humorist. Normally the Frugal Yankee stays away espousing a political bent, but with the nation's discourse so coarse, this particular blog had us smiling.
September 6, 2011
Rabid Dog Briefly Mistaken for Tea Party Candidate
Receives Standing Ovation at Missouri Rally
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (The Borowitz Report) - A rabid Doberman Pinscher jumped on stage at a Tea Party rally in Missouri on Labor Day and barked at the crowd for nearly twenty minutes before people realized he was not a candidate.
The dog, later identified by its owner as "Mister Buster," held the crowd spellbound as he barked, growled, and frothed at the mouth, eventually receiving a standing ovation for his exertions.
Gwendolene Thomason, 42, a Tea Party supporter from Jefferson City, was one of the hundreds on hand who were convinced that the Doberman was a Tea Party candidate until he was outed as a dog.
"I liked what he had to say," she said. "He reminded me of Glenn Beck, only furrier." Read more »