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Sunday, August 26, 2007
Nike is pissed
The Atlanta Journal Constitution quotes a Nike rep today re: Michael Vick

This could be the latest financial hit for Vick. On Friday, Nike official severed its ties with the quarterback, saying in a statement, "We consider any cruelty to animals inhumane, abhorrent and unacceptable."

Now let's go make some shoes out o' cows the loving and gentle way!
Fodd said...
It's cool to use the leather if you just make sure you eat all the tasty innards first. No sense in lettin' the steak wrapper go to waste now is there?

no springs said...
"Now let's go make some shoes out o' cows the loving and gentle way!"

Not to mention - how are the labor conditions in your Chinese factories, Mr Nike Rep?

Laura/Guy Alice said...
They massage the cows in order to tenderi... er, relax them.

KLJ said...
Yeah. It is pretty sad when Nike finds your morals wanting.

Anonymous said...
I am not one who you would expect to defend nike and not even close to being a peta person.but there is a world of diffrence between using leather from a cow that is used for beef anyway and subjecting a dog to fight another dog and killing dogs in a brutal manner that underperformed.