I will dig out that Ramones tshirt that’s buried at the bottom of your baby’s drawer and use it to cover up that ugly-ass floral onesie you picked out for her to wear today. A girl (well, this girl) can only look at so much pink.
The women at Slate’s XX Factor blog debate whether or not the Obamas really wanted to get a poodle, but decided against it because, “The poodle… would be an unacceptable choice for a modern president, especially one who has already confessed that he prefers wine to beer and considers arugula a staple: It is derided, incorrectly, as a a froofy pet for mincing elites who enjoy bedecking hounds in rhinestones and taking them to the hairdresser.” Writer Julia Turner (!!!!! secret cousin!) rallies the poodle faithful: “If Obama wants us to look past idle stereotypes and embrace change, he should put his doghouse where his mouth his: Standard poodle ‘09!”