Ellen Taft, as we wrote Monday, has been waging war on dogs, cats, pygmy goats, and potbellied pigs (you name it) for years now. And now she's going after the Barking Dog Alehouse, a dog-friendly drinking establishment in Ballard. This unsurprisingly triggered a fair degree of outrage, with some pet-loving readers telling her to hit the road. But David Stoesz broke from the pack and served up this Comment of the Day:
She's been sent here by God to help Seattle get over its infantile, self-indulgent attachment to their goddamn dogs. And the law is on her side. More power to her.