Florida Gov. Rick Scott's yellow Lab, featured in his pre-election family photos disappeared, was traded in for another because, said the governor, the dog “scared the living daylights” out of people.
So your children – and constituents – want you to get a family dog.
But before you head off to the SPCA or start browsing all those doggy photos on Petfinder.com (you’re getting a rescue dog, of course – even the liberals can’t mess with you on that one), take a moment to ponder the lesson of Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Reagan.
That would be Labrador retriever Reagan, mind you, not President Ronald.
Over the past few days, a media storm has been brewing around the first term GOP governor’s dog status.