We hear that dog owners are encouraged to bring their pets to the workplace because of their calming effect on owners and staff.
Maybe, as the election campaign heats up, the president's dog should be present at all discussions. Headlines like "Serenity of the candidates turned conflicting viewpoints into sensible resolutions in the presence of the sleeping pooch" would appear on the front pages of our newspapers.
Imagine the relief of the American public. All it would cost are some dog biscuits and a stroll along the National Mall.
St. Helena Island