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Marianne Paskowski

Condi Rice to Dog’s Rescue?

October 12, 2006 4:44 PM

I’m starting to feel like a terrier with a bone, still reporting on the perils of Duane Chapman, who stars in A&E’s red-hot series, “Dog the Bounty Hunter.” It’s a good thing the show is reality-based, because when it comes to his life, you just can’t make this stuff up.

Today, according to published reports, 29 members of the House of Representatives wrote to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urging that she deny a request from the Mexican government that seeking to extradite Dog to face charges of illegal detention. Dog got in a legal scrape in that country when he went there to apprehend Andrew Luster, heir to the Max Factor fortune; bounty hunting is illegal in Mexico.

I’m sure the suits at A&E are rabidly happy over this latest development and I’m sure they’ll make hay with it and we’ll soon see another episode of this reality-based show documenting his latest brush with the dog catchers, if you will. As they say in the south, “That dog can sure hunt.” And I’m also sure his many fans will be posting their delight here on this blog over the latest twist and turn in this ongoing tale.


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Marianne Paskowski:

Postscript. Forgive me for being so lax on the scent here. I've actually known about this for several days, but in case you don't, "Dog," apparently got some help from the official higher ups and, at least for now, is not being extradited to Mexico for his role in the capture of Max Factor heir, Andrew Luster, a convicted rapist. Not sure what role Condi Rice played, if any. If you know, inquiring minds wanna know.

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