People interested in pursuing a career in politics are often, not always but often, extroverted, gregarious, good with people, and happiest in a crowd. That doesn’t mean, however, that they’re necessarily any good with animals, even if a family dog might endear them to voters.
The Daily Caller has pulled a section of President Obama’s memoir that reveals that as a child in Indonesia, the president ate dog meat. While this might seem like a unique problem, he’s hardly the first politician to have a scandal involving an animal. From Rick Perry’s coyote legend to Rebekah Brooks’ infamous horse photos, see other politicians’ animal problems.