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.

And this week, Pickle made the great journey across the Rainbow Bridge.

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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