Darksyde posted a link to an article about human-mouse hybrids used for Downs Syndrome research. Obviously, that was snark, but Darksyde couldn't have been farther from the truth. His problem - a difficulty shared by many here on dKOS, myself included - is that he is firmly mired in reality. He should have looked instead to fiction.
Specifically, Surface, in which the villians are aparently creating and cloning vicious and disturbing man-animal hybrids.
It's a fun show, and a bit scary at times. But it can't compare to the horror that comes of knowing that the President of the mightiest nuclear power in the world believes it is true.