Rise up barking: Daniel Pipes reminds us of the importance of standing up to fanaticism. I cannot believe that any people who hate or distrust dogs can be on the right path to spiritual enlightenment. Unclean, indeed. Considering that you’re a lot less likely to catch something from a dog than from a snot-nosed human rug-rat, labeling canines “unclean” is gross superstition.
Add to this the jihadists almost pathological fear of modern female fashion, and I think that we can come up with the ultimate smart weapon—tiny dogs in frilly dresses. So how about we air drop a few thousand of these guys on ’em? Watch out, Al-Qaeda! Be afraid. Be very, very afraid.
So go ahead. Cuddle your Cocker Spaniel. Kiss your Keeshond. Pat your Pit Bull. Snuggle your Schnauzer. Bond with your Basset Hound. (And don’t forget to dress up your Doberman.) Together, we can strike a blow for freedom.