Comment of the Day: PETA Sucks, But the Circus Does Too

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning or afternoon from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

Today, we wrote the inevitable: When the circus comes to town, PETA does, too. It's part of the ebb and flow of life, the yin and yang of animal-related activities if you will. One commenter pointed out what we assume should be obvious to just about everyone.

H_e_x wrote:

I'm no fan of PETA, but circuses do treat animals like shit.


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