Enough already. Bill Hancock wrote in last week’s Free Press that the blood-thirsty populace who get off on ogling complete dead corpses hanging in a Sudbury butcher’s shop window are being “bullied by a small majority”.
This, in itself, makes no sense, as a majority would appear to be the larger portion of the total.
Apart from a very well-written, yet small, article by your reporter Barbara Eeles, and a token letter or two against the unnecessary sight decked out in all its gore, there has been a veritable deluge of carnivores and vegetarians alike demanding to see exactly where meat comes from ... hooves, feathers and leaking orifices included.
Bullying? It is the obvious minority who are being bullied. We are forced into accepting the display or take another route ... which I have done and will continue to do from henceforth.
In other words, if we are stupid enough to get tearful at the sight of dead animals, we should “man up or get out”. Who does that make the bullies?
Oh, and if you intend to pull the “it has always been so for years” theory, then I for one need my chimney swept – can any of you spare a small offspring to nip up there for me and clean the soot out?
I shall, of course, pay the customary sixpence ...
I have asked for my name and address to be withheld as I belong to the “small majority” and don’t wish to discuss this matter further in case I am perceived as a bully ...