Nothing to be proud of

Finally, with the alleged overpopulation of deer in Oak Bay, just what will 11 tragic deaths prove?

The mayor of Oak Bay is quite proud of the fact he had 11 deer culled. What happened to the 25? How much prouder would he be then?

From talk in the streets, coffee shops, on the radio and in the newspapers, it seems the only persons who are also proud are very hard to find. Frankly, he embarrassed the residents of Oak Bay in this venture. Killing deer under covert conditions as he had insisted upon is akin to shooting fish in a barrel.

Finally, with the alleged overpopulation of deer in Oak Bay, just what will 11 tragic deaths prove? Nothing at all.

Maybe in future he might listen to what the real animal experts say and try another tact. But then again after seeing and hearing what he claimed, he probably won’t.

Peter McClaren

 

Victoria