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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Bald Eagle Finally Earns Its Keep as Symbol of United States

Posted By on Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 11:03 AM

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Birds are the worst animals, and bald eagles are no exception. It's one thing to have the national bird of the U.S. be a bald eagle, since all birds are garbage, but it's bullshit that the bald eagle is also our national animal. This country has grizzly bears, mountain lions, gila monsters, and a host of other noble beasts that are much more worthy of the honor of being used as a prop in political photo shoots. 

And yet, today, the bald eagle earned its keep. Well played, eagle. Now please evolve back into a decent kind of animal, like a dinosaur. 

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Julia Carrie Wong

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Julia Carrie Wong's work has appeared in numerous local and national titles including 48hills, Salon, In These Times, The Nation, and The New Yorker.

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