If you ask the incumbent Democrat, she'd say: an underdog. Republican opponent Rep. Todd Akin would say one that has an affinity for playing fetch -- that is, fetching high taxes and regulations from Washington to bring back to Missouri.
But Akin spokesman Rick Tyler put it this way:
If Claire McCaskill were a dog, she'd be a "Bullshitsu",-- Rick Tyler (@rickwtyler) October 22, 2012
Oh dear. This also sort of sounds like that line from Dumb and Dumber, in which Jeff Daniels says he successfully bred a bulldog with a shih tzu to create, well... Just watch the scene below.
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