Father deals with minor — but gross — incident during a 1983 family vacation, and saves the day. But the details of the event are more than unseemly — they may, in fact, be illegal.
this was Ann Marie's take on this Boston globe story
Before beginning the drive, Mitt Romney put Seamus, the family's hulking Irish setter, in a dog carrier and attached it to the station wagon's roof rack. He'd built a windshield for the carrier, to make the ride more comfortable for the dog.
This comes on the heels of the bombshell revelation of Romney's great grandfather having 5 wives... Who would of thought that a Mormon in the 1800s would be a polygamist.
Romney's great-grandfather, Miles Park Romney, married his fifth wife in 1897. That was more than six years after Mormon leaders banned polygamy and more than three decades after a federal law barred the practice.
Update: wonkette aka the woman who wrote the hit piece, says that this may have been against the law but that law was not written until 1998. Others also attack Mitt on the legality of his action, always forgetting to mention that the law had not yet written.
"Massachusetts animal cruelty laws specifically prohibit anyone from carrying an animal `in or upon a vehicle, or otherwise, in an unnecessarily cruel or inhuman manner or in a way and manner which might endanger the animal carried thereon,'" wrote Steve Benen in a post on the blog "Crooks and Liars."
Note: I will not link to Crooks and Liars... find it yourself