by Tim Pearce as published on the DaileyCaller.com “LET THE PROPAGANDA BEGIN!!!” GOP Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney, both of Utah, want to strike a regulation barring federal rangeland officials from killing wild horses and burros. Lee and Romney co-signed a letter to the top Democrat and […]
By Peter Grier, of the Christian Science Monitor “we also have fewer horses and bayonets…” Does the US military still use horses and bayonets? This question arises because of President Obama’s riposte against Mitt Romney on defense budgets in Monday night’s presidential debate. At one point Romney charged […]
Mitt Romney’s Oldenburg mare, Rafalca, is competing in London for Olympic dressage. Stephen Colbert has declared “competitive horse prancing” his Sport of the Summer, pointedly mocking the presumptive Republican presidential nominee for looking like a 1 percent aristocrat. After all, though Rafalca’s price is undisclosed, when the Romneys bought the horse in 2006, dressage prospects of her caliber cost as much as, if not more than, an average American home. Her annual overhead of more than $77,000 is double that of the average American family’s. No wonder the elite equestriennes gracing this month’s Town & Country are all billionaire princesses. Even at sub-Olympian levels, the animals are expensive.