Newson is likely another "annointed one" being groomed for higher office and these folks don't like their pets being abused. The sad fact is he'll keep getting elected because of his looks. If Romney had been 20 years younger he'd have won in an landslide. People don't want to admit it, but it's true. Too many women vote their vaginas. And face it, Palin was a dick pick.
Anyone remember the opening line in Ollie Stones "JFK"?