Two more fascinating and not unrelated examples of leading thinking from The Bluest State: here and here.
Do I see a new political constituency growing? Will our pets and woodland companions become the real Silent Majority? Who gets more sympathetic treatment in local newspapers - coyotes or Mormons?
Aside from legitimate concern for preventing cruelty - can someone connect the dots for me between the premium we place around here on braininess/intellectual prowess, and our growing sympathy for our GMAT-challenged fine feathered/furry/finned friends?