Saturday Morning Do-Gooders

New York City is currently having trouble with animal rights activists over horse-drawn carriages.  This should come as no surprise, as animal rights activists have been at the forefront of the destruction of the rural West for fifty years. It's the invasion of the Saturday morning do-gooders, so named because their worldview was shaped many years ago by Saturday morning television cartoons of courageous children making a difference and saving the animals from those mean men. One of the horses that pulls a carriage around New York's Central Park collapsed and died the other day while trotting along.  Shock.  Dismay.  Edita Birnkrant, the New York director of Friends of Animals, laid aside her Weekly Reader long enough to opine that the use of horse-drawn carriages in a city like New York constitutes animal abuse.  "[H]orses are ending up dead," she said.  Animal rights advocates want to ban the horse-drawn carriages, but Mayor Bloomberg called the...(Read Full Article)