No 'Girly Dog' for Obama

Despite Walters' entreaties, president-elect wants 'big rambunctious' canine
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 26, 2008 1:45 PM CST
No 'Girly Dog' for Obama
"We're girls. We have a houseful of girls," Michelle chided her husband in the interview.   (AP Photo)

Barack Obama doesn't want a “girly dog” that just “sits in your lap and things,” he tells Barbara Walters in an interview set to air tonight, dismissing her unabashed lobbying for a White House pup similar to her sweet Havanese, Cha Cha Cha. “We're going to have a big rambunctious dog,” he said, as an unimpressed Michelle reminded him that “we have a houseful of girls,” reports Politico. (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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