Politics Everywhere

Politics Everywhere: Shark Fin Soup

John Sides Sep 29 '10

Harry Reid:

bq. Because of a loophole in the existing law, animals are still caught, their fins are severed and the dismembered shark is thrown back in the ocean to die. But they don’t die. They suffer a horrible and protracted death. All that cruelty for a bowl of soup.

Tom Coburn isn’t persuaded. And the usual back-and-forth ensues. More “here”:http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/121559-reid-coburn-in-floor-spat-over-shark-bill.