This is so repugnant: Four seal hunters drowned when their boat capsized while being towed—a terrible tragedy. But to the radical Paul Watson, head of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the deaths of the seals killed in the hunt is worse. From the story:
The disgusting comments caused Elizabeth May, an adviser to Sea Shepherd to quit. Her comments show a proper humanity:
Fishermen were infuriated when they heard comments by Watson that were broadcast on a local radio station on Friday morning.
In a statement this week, Watson said, “The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society recognizes that the deaths of four sealers is a tragedy but Sea Shepherd also recognizes that the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of seal pups is an even greater tragedy.”...
Watson described sealers as “sadistic baby killers” and “vicious killers who are now pleading for sympathy because some of their own died while engaged in a viciously brutal activity.”
“There’s a point at which someone’s comments are just so completely repugnant,” May told CBC News Friday. “We’re just reeling from the loss of these men at sea, and whether you support the seal hunt or not, you want all the seal hunters to get home to their families safely.”Good for May. Too bad Watson can’t find that level of charity in his heart. But who is surprised? Over the years Watson has demonstrated himself to be radically anti-human—as when he called for a “radical and invasive therapy” to cure the affliction of the human race on the planet, a statement in which he likened us to the “AIDS virus.”