"His little dog, Kasey -- an overly caffeinated terrier who appears on the Dean Web site as the 'director of canine outreach' -- comes scampering into his office. 'Kasey!' says Joe. "Sit!" He rises from his desk and stands menacingly over the dog. 'Would you rather work for John Kerry or be dead?' The dog whimpers. 'WOULD YOU RATHER WORK FOR JOHN KERRY OR BE DEAD?' Kasey rolls over and acts dead. 'Good girl! Good girl!'"