For the past several weeks, I've been bombarded with news stories that have almost...ALMOST...brewed enough ire in my soul to come pouring out through my pen. Donald Trump. Kim Davis. Sandra Bland. Planned Parenthood videos. Maybe I've just...had it. Maybe there's nothing more this god-forsaken country can churn out that shocks or horrifies me enough to comment on.
I've been riding this political roller-coaster since 2003. Maybe there simply is no drop death-defying enough to entice a screech--or even a startled gasp--from my throat. We've already gone over the edge...where else is there to go?
And then, this morning, there was this. It popped up innocently on my Facebook news feed, as the Peterson Field Guide page is among those I have "liked."
It got no notice at all from any of the liberal Facebook entities ...not Mother Jones, nor Daily Kos, nor Salon, nor Occupy Democrats. No outcry from PETA, nor the SPCA, nor the IAPF. In case you haven't clicked on the link and read the story, I'm quoting it in its entirety here: