December 24, 2011
Bo the Flying Underdog?
Some poor citizen named Scott Miscovich sought 15 minutes of fame when he decided to tell the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that his wife spotted Bo, the Obama family dog, out walking in Hawaii last weekend. Scott, who lives down the street from the Obama vacation rental home on Kailuana Place, told the Star-Advertiser Sunday that "My wife saw Michelle and the kids passing by and we've seen Bo (the Obamas' dog) walking." The gossipy moment has now sparked controversy, because the same jet-setting pooch seen walking in Oahu became the center of attention while chew-toy shopping with President Obama at a Virginia PetSmart mid-week. Unless Michelle Obama managed to broker an economical AF2-for-the-price-of-one deal to shuttle herself and the dog between Hawaii and Washington DC, something could be up. Far be it from anyone to accuse the President of staging a middle-class shopping mall photo op during a "What does $40 mean to you?" campaign. But Bo, who was born and raised in...(Read Full Post)