Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Toronto, Canada - National Post columnist Barbara Kay has really crafted gold in her recent video. Barbara Kay often tackles the pit bull issue in her weekly column. The video is fittingly titled, "How to know you're a pit bull fanatic." Kay then dives into the type of people who respond to her controversial columns about pit bulls. "I get a lot of blow back from pit bull fanatics," she states. "I call them fanatics because they are in denial about the inherent nature of the dog they love."
"They think they can convince me that I am wrong, but logic just isn't their strong suit." - Barbara KayKay next asks, "Are you a pit bull fanatic?" Through a series of examples, she spells out the actions and attitudes that comprise a typical pit bull fanatic and the false myths they propagate. At one point, she states, "You denounce me for 'stereotyping' pit bulls." Then asks, "What is a canine breeding program if it isn't an attempt to produce a stereotype?" Kay even addresses the flawed gun vs. pit bull analogy often used by fanatics, which as Kay shows, are not comparable at all.
Related columns by Barbara Kay:
- Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture
- Barbara Kay: Ottawa’s laissez-faire position on the pit bull ban must be reversed
- Barbara Kay: If you can only love a pit bull, you don’t really love dogs
- Barbara Kay: Delusional pit bull owners and their predictable denials
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09/08/11: Ode to Michael Vick and a Savage Breed of Dog; Columnist Unleashes
05/30/09: Sports Columnist Michael Felger Blasts Pit Bull Owners and 'Nutty Dog Crowd'
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