The annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon, dating back to JFK, is now a highly choreographed affair, involving two turkeys, their 'bios,' and a Facebook vote to decide who gets to be the official White House bird.
"Obama eats dog!" "Romney cages dog on car roof!" Wipe away the political rhetoric and the dog wars is a great dinner table topic about different cultures.
Nearly 30 years ago, Mitt Romney put his Irish setter in a crate lashed to the roof rack for a trip to Canada. Democratic protesters at the Westminster dog show were not amused.
PETA, the animal rights organization known for ad campaigns like 'fur is murder,' says domestic horse slaughter facilities are preferable to shipping horses to Mexico or Canada for slaughter.
Tanooki suit in Super Mario 3D Land has PETA outraged. The animal rights groups says that Nintendo's Tanooki suit 'sends the message that it's OK to wear fur.'