Citing “a mood shift” among their consumers, officials for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have announced that “The Greatest Show on Earth” will phase out its elephant performers by 2018 and retire them to a 200-acre sanctuary in central Florida. What do you think?
“Dang. Will I still be able to catch a glimpse of them at every zoo across America?”
Patti Jones • Systems Analyst
“What’s the point of going to the circus if not to witness the abject cruelty of man?”
Mark Sprenger • Flavor Chemist
“I wouldn’t want to be the guy who has to tell the elephants.”
Henry Moen • Textiles Historian