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Protesting over spilled milk

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The New York Times ran this ridiculous photo last week with a story about a protest by European dairy farmers at the EU’s headquarters in Brussels. Apparently more 5,000 people showed up to demand better prices. Many brought their tractors, cattle, milk and eggs to create a messy, but effective blockade of an agriculture ministers meeting.

I would have posted this earlier, but I’ve struggled with what I want to say. On the one hand, it would be good to point out, as Gandhi would have, the importance of not humiliating your opponent. But damn if this photo isn’t hilarious.