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In Defence of Pit Bulls … and Canberra

The Pit Bull is Innocent SIR: In my years of reading Quadrant I have found little to disagree with, so was surprised to find something that was plain wrong in Anthony Daniels’s article in November. While the central point was correct—the spread of ugliness into most aspects of modern culture—his introductory example of pit bull dogs was woefully wrong. He has been sold a pup by thirty years of vilification of the breed by media, politicians and some animal welfare activists. No doubt it is true that in the UK he sees many loutish, anti-social types accompanied by dogs that…

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