Exposing the Big Game “exposing” the ridiculous pro-trapping article that appeared in the Isthmus newspaper this weekend. The article was nothing but DNR propaganda and painted wildlife advocates in a bad light. It turns out the author used to work for the DNR. How convenient.
Some articles in the mainstream media are so completely one-sided that they’re nothing short of sales pitches for animal exploiters. Reading them gives me the overwhelming urge to call “bullshit” at the top of my cyber-lungs (apologies to those with tender sensibilities). The following are excerpts from one such article (this one is from a Wisconsin newspaper).
My comments are between paragraphs (in parenthesis)….
Carolyn Schueppel was walking her dog in a privately owned conservation area near Lake Waubesa where dogs were commonly, but illegally, let off the leash. She let Handsome, her three-year-old Border collie mix, stretch his legs, and he raced out of sight. She found him just beyond the conservancy border in a Conibear trap that had been set to catch and kill raccoons. Terrified, Schueppel struggled with the trap but was unable to open it, and was forced to watch Handsome die.
(Sick. No one should…
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