Cecil the Lion and Competitive Outrage

The killing of Cecil the Lion this summer sparked a frenzy of outrage, first over the killing itself and then degenerating into fury¬†over how-over-the-top some of the reactions were and, above all, over the fact that the lion was the subject and not whatever the complainer’s cause-of-choice happened to be. There’s a better way to respond.¬†Read my thoughts in the New York Observer

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