Tigger: FTA: "You know, Fala is Scotch, and being a Scottie, as soon as he learned that the Republican fiction writers in Congress and out had concocted a story that I had left him behind on the Aleutian Islands and had sent a destroyer back to find him - at a cost to the taxpayers of two or three, or eight or 20 million dollars - his Scotch soul was furious. He has not been the same dog since!" FDRSounds familiar....
Rapmaster2000: when George W. Bush moved into the Oval Office, so did his dog, Millie's son Spot FetcherFor a dog's name? Is this an East Coast thing?
FullMetalPanda: Did any of them have a camel, because you know what day it is?
TNel: FullMetalPanda: Did any of them have a camel, because you know what day it is?
ph0rk: How the fark can they publish that without an image?Image unrelated:[i116.photobucket.com image 400x307]
Tom_Slick: Blame John Quincy Adams for setting the precedent. The sixth president also had a pet gator. His was a gift from the Marquis de Lafayette; it lived in a bathroom in the East Room of the White House. According to some reports, he enjoyed using the gator to scare his guests.I'm picturing State Dinner guests entering the bathroom only to have a gator hiss at them.
Mateorocks: If you visit the FDR memorial in DC using the correct order, you get a statue of Fala before Eleanor.
digitalrain: POTUS 2.16 should have a squirrel. With big balls. Oh sure, his (her?) detractors might refer to him / heras Ol' President Squirrel Nuts, but just imagine how FUN it would be to have one scurrying through theWhite House.
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