November 10, 2021

Just a Little Horse Play


Just a Little Horse Play
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On November 3, St. Petersburg police detained three young men, ages 19, 29, and 27, for putting mittens on some of the city’s equestrian statuary. Two of the men dressed the horses, while a third filmed the activity on a drone.

The three have been detained so authorities can determine whether their actions represented any particular offense, besides caring for the city's unblinking residents.

The men, however, insist no harm was intended. On the one hoof, they thought the unusual apparel might remind the citizens of St. Petersburg to dress well for the winter. On the other, they thought it was only right because “monuments can be cold too.”

It seems that there are worse crimes. Much worse crimes.

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