Republican dogs aiding Sen. Johnson.

AJC: Dogs take a bite out of Democrat’s campaign

Traylor said he’s had cats pounce on his back, and one dog tear through a tattered screen door to bite him — not once, but twice — on the foot.

“It laid me up for four or five days,” he said.

Senate President Pro Tem Eric Johnson (R-Savannah), who Traylor is hoping to unseat in the November general election, jokes that his opponent may be encountering some partisan pups.

“Apparently even dogs don’t like Democrats in the First District,” Johnson said. “In all the times I’ve gone door to door campaigning, I’ve been barked at, but never bitten.”


  1. The funniest thing I’ve ever heard Mark Taylor say in the state Senate was back in 2002, during debate about some sort of animal protection bill Eric Johnson asked a question about cats and Taylor said “I always knew the Senator from the 1st was a cat person.”

    I guess both candidates better watch out for dogs!

  2. Demonbeck says:

    The AJC article calls him a philanthropist…since when does owning a couple strip clubs make someone a philanthropist? He’s not giving away lap dances.

  3. RiverRat says:

    Hey man, whatever floats your boat. It is none of my business. I’m just saying, you seem a little dejected. I’m sure if you asked Mell real friendly like…

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