Mika, a rescue Husky owned by Jean Wilson, attends the Dogs Against Romney protest in Tampa. (Roxanne Roberts/The Washington Post)

“Mitt’s mean,” said Kim Swygert, wearing a “Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro” sign and petting her Great Dane, Devo. “She’s my baby, not luggage.”

Granted, these partisan pet enthusiasts were never going to vote for Romney anyway, but the Seamus incident has been a rallying point for them. Jean Wilson brought her rescue Husky Mika, who Wilson made a point of telling us always travels safely inside: “She loves to ride in the passenger seat.”

Read earlier: Mitt Romney’s dog-on-the-car-roof story still proves to be his critics’ best friend, 3/14/12

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