When the idea for this post came to me, I fought it. “Oh, no. I’m not touching that,” I shuddered. You see, while I don’t mind tipping a few sacred cows, there are some that guarantee such a backlash, such a visceral response that frankly, I don’t think it’s worth it to wade into the fray.
But the truth is, I have a dog in this fight. And somebody, somewhere has to stand up and say it:
Please don’t pet the orphans.