Defending Water Pollution

July 13, 2009

Given how brutal and merciless factory farming is, you would think that people in the industry would be hesitant to make arguments based on emotional appeals. But nope, they always play every card they can.

Oklahoma’s Attorney General is now targeting chicken farms that are polluting the Illinois river. The response?

This place we have is part of Ray’s father’s 200 acres … Losing this would be losing part of his heritage.

and:

The dollar amount is one thing, but this is our home, this is our way of life, this is our culture.

Heritage. Culture. People always resort to those words when they have no reasonable defense to offer. Link.

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