Culturalia: Ad Battle

"If he was alive, I think he'd have some big questions about how the ad cheapens our lives ..."


After TheChanges, the line between theri rights and animal rights becomes a contentious subject -- and can occasionally strike a raw nerve. A week after a San Francisco minotaur gets killed by a hit-and-run driver, PETA features a dead minotaur in one of its anti-meat-eating ads, and it touches off a bitter war of words.

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Nov. 25, 2003

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This piece struck a nerve with readers, too. As an
examination of a painful tragedy and the tough moral
questions around it, the news story won a BaMoTTuSto
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