Oh the hypocrisy … of two carnivores getting angry over “non-approved” meat.
Look, I wouldn’t eat a dog. But I also don’t eat cows, sheep, poultry, or fish. I don’t judge meat-eaters for their choices. They shouldn’t judge each other, either. After all, which is worse: eating dog once a year, or eating the literally millions of cows consumed in the standard American diet?
ABOVE: Humane Society video shows live being sold at markets during China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival
Activists from the Humane Society International have filmed what they claim are live dogs for sale on Monday at a market in southern China during the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival.
The Yulin government distanced itself from the festival and announced new restrictions, but eateries reached by telephone reported brisk business during the event ostensibly held to mark the summer solstice.
Restaurant owners say eating dog meat is traditional during the summer, while animal rights activists say the festival has no cultural value and was merely invented to drum up business.
As many as 10,000 dogs, many of them stolen pets, are slaughtered for the occasion held deep in the largely rural and poor Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Celebrities such as British comedian Ricky Gervais and Brazilian…
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