Fat Cats and the "Crisis" of the Day

Feb. 22, 2011
The front page of today's Wall Street Journal punched me in the face. It read "Fat Pets: A Growing Problem". America is in a funk to be sure. Unemployment is way too high. Government and household budgets are a mess. Education quality is diminishing. ...

The front page of today's Wall Street Journal punched me in the face. It read "Fat Pets: A Growing Problem".

America is in a funk to be sure.

Unemployment is way too high. Government and household budgets are a mess. Education quality is diminishing. And, now, Rover is facing a swollen heart and gout.

Still, if an emerging "crisis" is that our pets and their owners- eat too much, things can't really be that bad; especially on a planet where more than 1.5 billion people went to bed hungry last night and will so again this evening.

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