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FILE-In this Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003 file photo  Jessica Lange, left, and Brian Patrick, both 19, lead a donkey through the streets of Fairport Harbor, Ohio. The pair were ordered to make the march by Painesville Municipal Judge Michael Cicconetti to apologize for defacing a statue of the baby Jesus stolen from a nativity scene on Christmas Eve. After the 30-minute march, the pair were taken by police to jail to serve 45-day sentences that will include drug and alcohol treatment. They also had to replace the statue. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Mike Levy, File) NO SALES
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MIKE LEVY

FILE-In this Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003 file photo Jessica Lange, left, and Brian Patrick, both 19, lead a donkey through the streets of Fairport Harbor, Ohio. The pair were ordered to make the march by Painesville Municipal Judge Michael Cicconetti to apologize for defacing a statue of the baby Jesus stolen from a nativity scene on Christmas Eve. After the 30-minute march, the pair were taken by police to jail to serve 45-day sentences that will include drug and alcohol treatment. They also had to replace the statue. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Mike Levy, File) NO SALES

Storm: Ashamed of shaming?

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Not long ago, I wrote a column about dog shaming. The process isn’t complicated. Exasperated owners simply place a sign next to a canine who has misbehaved in some way and snap a photo. The signs say things like, “I like to chew holes in the sofa,” or “I ate two sticks of butter.”

I find most of the signs pretty amusing, although I doubt they result in any changes in dog behavior. Dogs have a hard time telling the difference between positive attention (“Mommy is taking my picture! Yay!”) and negative attention (“Mommy is taking my picture with a sign! Yay!”).

Anyway, back when I wrote about dog shaming, I laughingly suggested that a little people shaming might be in order.

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