The second family has had a rough go lately.
Prior to being elected, they lost their beloved beagle.
When they moved to DC after the election, their cats Oreo and Pickle and bunny Marlon Bundo moved with them.
This summer, the Pences lost Oreo.
Rest in peace Oreo. You touched a lot of hearts in your little life. Our family will miss you very much. pic.twitter.com/0Ar9Sr5kpz
— Karen Pence (@SecondLady) June 10, 2017
And this week, Pickle made the great journey across the Rainbow Bridge.
We will all miss Pickle, our very chatty, sweet kitty of 16 years. pic.twitter.com/X4xx8nH6vN
— Karen Pence (@SecondLady) December 7, 2017
Anyone who’s lost a pet knows the grief and devastation of bidding a furry family member adieu. And yet, this is the headline Newsweek ran:
To their credit, the post itself is not as nasty as the headline, but really? The Vice Presidents pets ‘won’t stop dying’?
As if that were not tacky enough, Newsweek’s related articles:
It’s sad that even the death of a beloved pet is met with vitriol from major news publications.
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