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(13,986 posts)
Fri Nov 1, 2013, 02:06 PM Nov 2013

Republicans: The Yappy Purse-Dog Party


We’ve all dealt with these little s***s – the aggressiveness, the noise, the bites on the ankles. And as soon as you raise your hand to shoo them away, they run back to hide behind the skirts of their owners, still barking the while. Said owners then either praise the dog, offer you insincere apologies, or both.

Of course, it isn’t really the dog’s fault- it’s the owner who should get the blame. Good owners make for good dogs, and bad owners make for bad dogs. So it is with dogs and political parties.

The “Republican” party is owned by wingnut ideologues, single-issue primary voters, and money-mad financiers. When you think about it that way, the yapping and ankle-biting activities of Repube Politicos and Pundits make perfect sense. They have been trained (and in some cases, bred) by their owners to get in the way, raise a ruckus, distract, annoy, and cause damage. So that is what they do.

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Republicans: The Yappy Purse-Dog Party (Original Post) riqster Nov 2013 OP
yappy dogs is a good description Voice for Peace Nov 2013 #1
I have a yappy ankle-biting Chihuahua. RebelOne Nov 2013 #2
Well, I am thinking of Family Ties riqster Nov 2013 #3

Voice for Peace

(13,141 posts)
1. yappy dogs is a good description
Fri Nov 1, 2013, 04:08 PM
Nov 2013

especially of tv 'news' people, on Fox for example.

This might be helpful:

Cesar Millan's Best Tips to Stop Dog Barking

1. Correct dog problem behavior and follow through.
Tell your dog to stop barking using a look, a sound, or a physical correction. But don't stop there. Your dog may pause and then go right back to what he was doing. ...Be patient. Wait until your dog completely submits....

2. Stay calm when trying to stop dog barking.

Constant barking can be irritating, but you won't be able to correct the dog behavior problem if you are frustrated. Animals don't follow unbalanced leaders. In fact, your dog will mirror your energy. ...

Read more: http://www.cesarsway.com/tips/problembehaviors/5-tips-for-handling-nuisance-barking#ixzz2jQSCZQgY

Special Bonus from the (Yappy) Dogs Against Obama Website,
a prescient graphic:


(30,947 posts)
2. I have a yappy ankle-biting Chihuahua.
Fri Nov 1, 2013, 04:14 PM
Nov 2013

I have tried all methods to cure her, but nothing works. My only solution is to put her in another room whenever any stranger comes to the door. But I think it is just the nature of Chihuahuas. And she is a Democrat like me, so I don't think politics have anything to do with her yapping behavior.


(13,986 posts)
3. Well, I am thinking of Family Ties
Fri Nov 1, 2013, 04:20 PM
Nov 2013

Sometimes a good liberal parent winds up with a neocon kid, in spite of their best efforts.

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