March 31, 2005

Terri Schiavo should have been a Cow

Ms. Schiavo is dead. Starved to death by her husband. If she had only been born as a cow instead of a woman, she might be alive, or at least her husband would be looking at some serious community service for killing her so cruelly. Chattels such as cows are protected from cruelty at the hands of their owners, liberated women are not.

You've come a long way, baby!

Abe at Don't Let Me Stop You points out that cow starving is a crime, concluding that "every American can sleep easy knowing that we live in a society that does not tolerate a man starving a cow to death." Now if the farmer in Abe's example had been able to marry his cows....

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