Obama’s golden opportunity?
Okay staff, we all know we’ve got a problem. The president isn’t as popular as he used to be. His numbers are down, and the Republicans are slinging mud. Anybody got an idea?
Hmmmm. Not bad, Lamar, but he’s done that twice already. I think he needs something different this time.
Hey Boss, it’s just a thought, but maybe it’s time to call in Brady?
BRADY! Yes! The incredible image-boosting golden retriever! That’s brilliant! Is Brady available?
Yeah, but you know Brady, he’s still making all those demands.
So he still gets approval of the photo venue, huh? As I recall, he’s partial to rural porches. And I suppose he still gets to stand in front of everybody?
Right, Boss. And we have to fly him First Class.
No, Missy Bunny prefers First Class, too.
Who doesn’t, Lamar? Is there anything MORE we can do for this dog?
Brady wouldn’t say no to a tummy rub and a warm blueberry muffin, Boss…
President Barack Obama talks to members of the family who owns the Grasshopper antique store, along with their golden retriever Brady, in LeClaire, Iowa, August 16, 2011.
REUTERS photos by Jason Reed