Robyn LehrBy Kristin van Ogtrop
Managing Editor, Real Simple Magazine
Like millions of Americans, I listened to both McCain's and Obama's speeches on Tuesday night with complete focus; not since Jim kissed Pam at the end of season two of The Office have I been so interested in a television event. What a night! There are many things to remember from Obama's speech, but the detail that sticks in my head, of course, is the fact that Sasha and Malia now get a puppy.
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And so: it is with great enthusiasm that I recommend the Obamas borrow my dog for a perfect First Pet. As long as my family continues to get weekend visitation rights, I'd be ok with the arrangement. Why would my dog make a good First Dog? For starters, although he looks imposing at 88 pounds, he doesn't ever bark at anyone. Really, never, and I'm thinking this might come in handy with all the security detail and people milling around in the White House. He did have a few days ofRead More »from Our nation's First Dog: I've got the perfect candidate