Sully H.W. Bush is a service dog who had been with the president for six months, not his lifelong companion:
You do you, Slate.
I mean, I also liked that photo of the nice pup lying in front of the casket but I definitely laughed in recognition at the last line of this ice cold take
Sully H.W. Bush is a service dog who had been with the president for six months, not his lifelong companion:
Huh. Someone who wrote 800 words attacking a yellow lab is lecturing us about where to spend our emotional energy...
The dog curmudgeon has logged on.
My colleague wrote a skeptical piece about the online love for GHWB's dog Sully, and she is getting the business for it. Thread
Finally read the Slate dog piece everyone is kvetching about and honestly I think it's brilliant. "The photograph, in other words, is not proof that Sully is a particularly 'good boy'..." I can't stop laughing.
Moral of the story: Don't spend your emotional energy hating on people who love dogs who love people! Sully Bush is a service dog who had been with the president for six months, not his lifelong companion: via
AFAICT I'm the only person who didn't hate this story. Am I alone in my Twitter feed in wanting to believe accurately even when it comes to heartwarming stories about dogs?
This is #slatepitches desperation via