“When I think about Ontario’s latest legal steps to stamp out Michael Schmidt and raw milk, I think about the Shakespeare play, “Macbeth”.
“Out, damned spot,” Lady Macbeth demanded in frustration about imagined blood on her dress. It was really her guilt at work over her role in killing King Duncan.
“Who would have thought the old man to have so much blood in him?” she asks about the dead king. Ontario authorities must be asking something similar about Schmidt, 22 years into their campaign to take him down. The latest actions include trying to jail him and four others for resisting the theft of his milk during a raid of his farm last October (obstruction of justice, they call it), and demanding an Ontario court bar him from even “counseling” people to drink raw milk (as part of a complete ban on raw milk distribution)….”