Rescue Shelter Boys

(Via the Daily Dish) PETA has asked the 80s band The Pet Shop Boys to change their name to the Rescue Shelter Boys. The “boys” declined. Here’s how the New Republic editors blogged the story:

I understand the theory that any publicity is good publicity, but I have to question why PETA so favors stunts that make the group look nutty.

The million dollar question, and I wish somebody high up at PETA would offer an answer. Link.