Nation: Love to Fuzz

Radicals "Oink!" at them and ordinary citizens ignore their pleas for help in the streets. Yet in California's San Mateo County, someone loves the police. In recent weeks, deputy sheriffs have been finding their squad car bumpers plastered with stickers that proclaim PIGS is BEAUTIFUL. But one just cannot please the cops. Assistant Sheriff Eugene Stewart said the slogan is a compliment—and ordered that the stickers be removed as rapidly as they appear. "These are publicly owned vehicles," he explained. "It is not appropriate to express a public opinion in this manner, one way or the other."

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