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It’s always an event in the office when Alice Barnard, the new Chief Executive of the Countryside Alliance writes to her supporters and today has been no exception. The latest musings from La Chief produced the fantastically dumb remark we tweeted earlier:
“I always think that if a fox were ugly no one would mind hunting”
This, of course, speaks volumes about its author and is borne of the mentality that sees anyone who defends wildlife from the horror of bloodsports as ‘bunny huggers’. The article itself was intended to highlight the Alliance’s ‘charitable’ work promoting the consumption of game meat, but Alice couldn’t resist a paean to the kind of people she represents and who presumably swallow the guff she infrequently scribbles. Here’s a heart warming description of the folk she has in mind:
"The Countryside Alliance represents over 100,000 people. Supporters of country sports, they own and care for animals in their homes and on farms whilst managing and controlling others, such as foxes and, yes, deer."
Alternatively here’s a link to how one of those same people saw fit to treat a hound recently – but a word of caution: the reality may be hard to stomach…particularly if you are a ‘bunny hugger’.
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