I made a pledge, a solemn oath, even, to never again post on the L.A. Zoo's elephant controversy. I swore (swore!
) to Will Campbell
that my pachydermic perorations were done for good. I put all thoughts of the titanic trio aside, to go blissfully about my life.
But then, striding out of the mists like a barbarian king of old, his mighty axe in hand and a murderous gleam in his eye, came Bob Barker, ready to go to war for the elephants of Los Angeles.
How could I, in good conscience, ignore this act of bravery? How could I turn away whilst this brave game show host strode heedlessly into the midst of the L.A. City Council and let lose a mighty "No! This shall not stand!" on behalf of Ruby, Gita, and the other, lesser-known elephant?
I couldn't. I can't. I won't.
And so, the link