02 April 2009

The Foie Gras Wars: Taking A Stand

To all vegan extremists: leave us meat eaters alone!

A delectable, delicious dish of seared foie gras in reality has none of the cruelty of shark fin soup, pinikpikan, or even, perhaps, a bucket of KFC. The mythology of pervasive mishandling of ducks and geese, when combined with the political strategy of attacking foie gras as a mere beach head landing in the war on meat consumption, seems to fuel vegan extremists to tactics of annoyance, interruption, and, occasionally, reprehensible vandalism and criminal threats.