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Schaefer Demands Equal Dining Rights for Cats

In 2004, failed presidential candidate John Edwards famously made a speech about "two Americas," a reference to the socio-economic divide that plagues our country. But this is not a column about politics; it is a column about food. So you're probably asking yourself, "What the hell is Eric talking about this time?" My wife asks me that question almost daily.

It's quite obvious to me that John Edwards wasn't referencing the "haves" and the "have nots." Rather, he was talking about the gap that truly divides our union: the great chasm between cat people and dog people. And when it comes to restaurants, the dog people are winning by a landslide. I'll show restraint toward bird people, because that's just plain weird.

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Eric Schaefer