Or perhaps, he's just too ignorant to realize that this is a dangerous idea. This info comes courtesy of Snopes.com: Article here Evidently, in 1983, this genious strapped a dog carrier with his Irish Setter inside to the top of the car for a 12 hour trip. How nice of him to build a "windshield" for the carrier to make the trip more comfortable for the poor beast. The dog was so stressed that he suffered diarrhea and they had to stop to hose of the dog, the crate and the car. Just goes to show, you don't have to be smart or humane to be a presidential hopeful.