After long study of the current field of candidates for the 2016 presidential race, my little terrier mix Einstein has announced to me that he is considering a run.
I have to admit, I think he has a shot. Not only does he have a killer campaign slogan — We need an Einstein in the White House — but he has the looks and charisma to put him at the top of the polls.
He also has been working on a series of policy statements. For example, Einstein believes much of America’s health care crisis could be solved if we all would go outside for walkies and spend at least an hour every day playing a vigorous game of fetch. To this end, he vows to triple America’s production of tennis balls and plans to reward those who spend time outside with a treat — possibly one of those little chicken bites that Mommy saves for special occasions. Or a tasty green bean.
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