Dems call for hearing over past statements by ‘Deer Czar’

Kroll was also criticized by legislators at Thursday’s press conference for widely-circulated comments that were attributed to him in a 2002 article on Texas game farms in “Texas Monthly” magazine.

“People who call for more public lands are cocktail conservationists who are really pining for socialism,” Kroll was quoted as saying in the article. He also called national parks “wildlife ghettos” and accused the government of gross mismanagement of game animals.

Via Wisconsin State Journal.