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October 28, 2008 2:13 PM   Subscribe

Bassets for Obama! Of course, they aren't the only dogs campaigning for Obama .

The last one is my favorite. I swear it's not a self-link.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero (32 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
Obama Dog
posted by Stynxno at 2:18 PM on October 28, 2008


I love dogs and I am voting for Obama but for some reason your post fills me with a nearly uncontrollable rage, TPS.
posted by sonic meat machine at 2:22 PM on October 28, 2008 [8 favorites]


This is not helping me convince my cat to support Obama.
posted by longsleeves at 2:26 PM on October 28, 2008 [4 favorites]


I love dogs and I am voting for Obama but for some reason your post fills me with a nearly uncontrollable rage, TPS.

Because people are pandering to the baser emotions of others, instead of the higher morals and intellectual side of things? Or you imagine that dogs are above politicking, and instead have their own Utopian society which we simple humans cannot fathom.
posted by filthy light thief at 2:27 PM on October 28, 2008 [2 favorites]


Fark.
posted by MarshallPoe at 2:27 PM on October 28, 2008


Thanks for giving me the opportunity to tell everyone that I am getting a pug puppy for my daughter this Saturday. Yes, it's an ebony one, not a tan one.
posted by strangeleftydoublethink at 2:27 PM on October 28, 2008


I wonder about dogs who support Obama's Iraq timeline policy?
posted by cal71 at 2:32 PM on October 28, 2008


Obama this Obama that Obama Obama Obama. Isn't his presidency over yet?
posted by Pastabagel at 2:38 PM on October 28, 2008


REEDISDRIBYOUDERR!
posted by JBennett at 2:40 PM on October 28, 2008


These videos make me want to go eat some lawn clippings and follow a dog's natural example.
posted by katillathehun at 2:43 PM on October 28, 2008


Aw I liked it! Made me laugh. Wish I could buy Obama pet swag from Obama's store. They sell everything but. Why can't I get the Sofi dogger an Obama frisby? Or the Rae Rae pup a studded Obama collar with matching safety seat belt attachment?
posted by dog food sugar at 2:49 PM on October 28, 2008


Consider this: the next time you are wondering if the Internet is still awesomely weird, just remember this: the Bassets for Obama have a theme song.

Do you have a theme song?



Exactly.
posted by quin at 2:52 PM on October 28, 2008 [4 favorites]


My four year old asks one day, completely out of the blue, "When Rockobama wins, do I get a doggie?"

We had no idea where she got it from until we realized she'd seen this picture and thought Obama = free puppies.

I asked her if McCain won would she get a kitty. She said no, because she wants "The Blue Team" to win, and also because kitties make Daddy sneeze.
posted by dw at 2:52 PM on October 28, 2008 [5 favorites]


Damn straight, haters! BASSETS FOR OBAMA OBAMA OBAMA!

I'm using the Basset Theme Song as my own theme song until someone can come up with a theme song that can conceivably rhyme with Thespian.
posted by Lipstick Thespian at 2:55 PM on October 28, 2008


Fark? or Bark?
posted by wendell at 2:58 PM on October 28, 2008


...and Biden too!
posted by inconsequentialist at 2:58 PM on October 28, 2008


dw that comment is cuter than dogs with goggles riding around in a motorcycle cart!

And I want a Rockobama t-shirt.
posted by dog food sugar at 3:01 PM on October 28, 2008


flf, I think it's a little of both, really.
posted by sonic meat machine at 3:03 PM on October 28, 2008


Bassets rock. Bassets for Barack rock even harder.
posted by fingers_of_fire at 3:17 PM on October 28, 2008 [1 favorite]


...until someone can come up with a theme song that can conceivably rhyme with Thespian.

Oh, come on, that's too easy! Not that there's anything wrong with that!
posted by ericb at 3:35 PM on October 28, 2008 [1 favorite]


When Rockobama wins...

Rockobama. I love it. Your daughter's brilliant.
posted by ericb at 3:36 PM on October 28, 2008


Bassists for Obama.
posted by Iridic at 3:57 PM on October 28, 2008


My friend MAKSTER's dog Banana has her say, too.
posted by redteam at 3:59 PM on October 28, 2008


My friend MAKSTER's dog Banana has her say, too.

And, note, that pit bull a'int wearing no lipstick!
posted by ericb at 5:55 PM on October 28, 2008


According to my friend's 3 year old, Sarah Palin is responsible for all the evil in the world, including the disappearance of her favorite Puff the Magic Dragon video from Youtube.

I think if you put her in a room with the Rockobama child above you'd create a serious flux in the space-time continuum, resulting in a world populated by Bichon puppies and huge, non-fire-breathing dragons.

I could get behind that.
posted by jrochest at 5:56 PM on October 28, 2008 [3 favorites]


MeFi needs a Kool-Aid tag. In the Jonestown sense.
posted by mattholomew at 6:18 PM on October 28, 2008


dogs and McCain
posted by madamjujujive at 6:55 PM on October 28, 2008


Okay, I do think the principle is a liiiiittle bit dippy. But on the other hand -- the "Bassets for Obama" caught a shot of the bassets riding on the back of the motorcycle with their jowls and lips all flappy in the breeze, and that just makes me giggle too hard to care much. Doesn't have much to do with the election, but -- come on, flappy basset lips!
posted by EmpressCallipygos at 7:35 PM on October 28, 2008


dw - your daughter has been watching the news. Obama seems to have told his children that after the election he will "think about" getting them a dog. They want one. He, or him speaking for the missus, not so much.

Not that this less than pro-dog personal stance affected my early vote, my door knocking, or my phone calls one little bit.
posted by Lesser Shrew at 7:52 PM on October 28, 2008


These videos are just plain silly. My Kittens for Obama pin, not so much.
posted by artifarce at 8:58 PM on October 28, 2008


hahahahah

At first I thought the title was Bassists for Obama!

*disclaimer* no bassets or bassists for forced to wear lipstick for this video.
posted by augustweed at 9:43 PM on October 28, 2008


I'm just not sure where Obama stands on some critical basset hound issues: sloth, baying mournfully, and ball-licking. I don't know if Obama is really the prime basset candidate; he's industrious, cheerful, and so far we haven't seen anything about his grooming habits that suggest a fondness for taking a deeply personal approach to hygeine.

Apparently, some basset hounds disagree with Obama. (That link, by the way, exists at some frightening nexus where I can no longer differentiate between irony and idiocy.)
posted by adipocere at 10:36 PM on October 28, 2008


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