“If he couldn’t throw a football, he wouldn’t have had a second chance”

“This is a nation of football lovers,” said Lisa Lange, a spokeswoman for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. She also said Obama was underestimating the negative reaction his comments would provoke. “It is also a nation of dog lovers.”…

“If the president truly believed in second chances, he would have adopted a dog from a shelter,” Smith said.