Wednesday, August 11, 2004

War on terror goes to the dogs

Apparently, the Bush administration doesn't think children are sufficiently scared of terrorism, so its launching a campaign to get kids to pester their parents about whether they have enough duct tape and bottled water. The campaign even includes a Homeland Security mascot: an American shephard. By the way, I heard a report on NPR that said there is no breed of dog known as the American shephard. There is a North American shephard, which is not recognized by the American Kennel Club. I suppose they could have selected a German shephard, but that might have drawn some unwelcome comparisons.


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