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The stuffed elephant in the room: Trophies, hunters and Donald Trump
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
If you are shooting at an elephant, aim for his ear. Shouldering a double-barreled .475-caliber Jeffery rifle that delivered a recoil like a thrown brick, he would clear the bush of lions that had developed an unfortunate taste for farmers, or arrange lavish big-game safaris for European aristocrats and rich Americans to slaughter. “An elephant,” he wrote, “is so huge that there are only a few places on him where even the heaviest rifle bullet will bring instant death. read more


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