Picture of the Day: Happy Halloween!

Picture of the Day: Happy Halloween!

Another night of mischief and mayhem is mere hours away. But enough about Ferguson. It’s Halloween, a chance for everyone to go door-to-door and demand free handouts. But enough about Democrats.

Halloween is the bewitching hour: Other than “Prepare to scare/amuse and be scared/laugh,” there are no rules. All’s fair in tricking and treating.

Well, for most of us anyway. According to the College Fix, the PC police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison admonished students not to wear costumes that could offend, frighten, or reinforce stereotypes:

[S]ome students were warned against donning a Hannibal Lecter-inspired straightjacket costume because it’s offensive to people who struggle with a mental illness.

I can’t disagree entirely with the university’s viewpoint. There is a line when it comes to spooking young children that the parents of this toddler have crossed:

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Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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