Perhaps you’ve heard of the American dentist who killed a lion in Africa named Cecil. It’s been one of the biggest stories on the internet and in social media over the last several days. Providentially, it has been trending at the same time as the uproar over the latest Planned Parenthood video, shedding light on the mentality and priorities of our culture.
While conservatives are calling on congress to defund Planned Parenthood, where Cecil is concerned animal rights activists are calling for everything from running the hunter out of business to the death of his children. You know, the usual responses of the tolerant, “love wins” side of the political spectrum.
Here are a few examples from the comments section in one article:
I’d like to see lions feast on him.
This guy is a menace and should be hunted down.
This story makes me angry and I would like to shoot this beast of a man then behead him for a trophy.
Rot in hell!! Hope his business shuts down.
I hope he dies a painful death
What an absolute pig!
I HOPE HE DIES.
I hope this fool ends up working as a ditch digger to make ends meet AFTER he gets out of Zimbabwe prison! You pathetic man…so ashamed you are from America. Wife, divorce him. Kids, denounce him.
I don’t even want this guy, Walter Palmer, to die. I want him to suffer the most, harshest and scientifically-proven way of experiencing pain (physical and mental) for as long as possible. I would hate for him to merely suffer enormously but then find out that he could have suffered even more through some other, more advanced method. I’m talking on the level of pain receptors, neurons, axons and dendrites type stuff here. He needs to be in very serious pain.
I hate him and everything he stands for. How dare he!
I hope he and his family die.
i hope to god a million times that this piece of garbage drops dead. or is killed
pull all of his teeth out, one by one, pull off all fingernails and toenails. confiscate all ‘trophies’ and give them a burial. chain him in a dark dungeon for the rest of his life. we need some real justice here.
Naaah, let go shoot his family. Don’t see any harm in that.
Hope he gets cancer and his stupid false teeth fall out.
What an unbelievable horrible human being. Maybe he should be hunted, skinned and beheaded.
YOU EVIL S.O.B. YOU DESERVE EVERYTHING THAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN TO YOU. I HOPE SOMEONE HUNTS YOUR CHILDREN THE SAME WAY.
And these were not outliers, they were typical of the hundreds and hundred of comments, many of them also receiving 10, 20, 30 even 60 “thumbs up” as well. All this over the death of one lion. To put this in perspective, Planned Parenthood kills one human child every 97 seconds. Most of them don’t have names, they don’t have a world-wide fan base or people donning sackcloth and ashes as they hysterically vent their hatred at the killers, they are simply tossed in the trash or, as we’ve seen recently, sold for parts.
If Cecil was an unborn baby, you’d never have heard of him.
It’s a damn shame we live in a culture where a man who kills an animal is forced into hiding by a mob with pitchforks and torches but an organization responsible for the murder of 300,000 children each year operates openly and without shame.