So much for my predicted year-end silence.
[South African] President Jacob Zuma said in a speech that the idea of having a pet was part of “white culture” and that people should focus on family welfare, the newspaper The Star reported Thursday……[T]he president said that people who loved dogs more than people had a “lack of humanity” and that some people were trying in vain to “emulate whiteness,” The Star reported. — NYTimes
Ooh, snap. Sounds like the Prez has been reading annoying emails from PETA. No pit bulls in Johannesburg, right?
Keep an eye out for his new book, Uncle Tom’s Terrier.