Daily Show On Anti-Puppy Mill Legislation: This Is Socialism!

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Daily Show Correspondent Olivia Munn last night had a satirical special investigative report on Missouri’s Proposition B — which narrowly passed on election day, and aims to ensure humane dog breeding conditions. And what did she find? That the law is actually pushing a radical socialist agenda on America.

According to Anita Andrews, the director of the Alliance for Truth, Prop B is actually much worse than health care reform, in that it expects breeders to pay for “exorbitant amounts of care that are not needed, such as adequate food, adequate water, adequate space.”Andrews told TPM in October that Prop B is a “deceptive, lying bill” that is “trying to purposefully get rid of the breeders.” Tea partiers and even Joe the Plumber voiced their opposition to the bill.

But Madeline Bernstein, the president of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles, had a simpler explanation of the law, saying it just aims to ensure “kindness to creatures that can’t get it for themselves.”

But the skeptical Munn didn’t seem convinced…

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