Popeye and crew have gone to visit their old chum King Blozo. But when they get there they find out that Blozo has gone on vacation. And, in his infinite wisdom, he has left his dog, Birdseed, in charge!
Well, as will frequently happen with dogs and boys, Birdseed and Swee'pea soon become best friends.
That's not a good thing for managing a country, it turns out:
You know, providing me with ice cream is something that might work for some current presidential candidates out there. Are you listening, Mr. Trump? My vote can be bought with sufficient quantities of Cherry Garcia...
From Popeye#38 (1956), as reprinted in Classic Popeye #38 (2015)