Ed Driscoll

THIS SHOULD MAKE PETA VERY HAPPY

Beef: It’s what’s for dinner! Except in Cuba, where killing cattle by citizens was made illegal by Castro’s communist state, because their cattle are so rare (pun not intended).

Matt Welch writes:

When I visited Cuba in 1998, a favorite way of getting beyond the grim, mostly meatless food rations was to raise a pig — illegally, of course — in your apartment. The only problem was the squealing, so Cubans would simply cut the little porkers’ vocal cords.

Workers’ Paradise, indeed.