A Bag of Hamburgers Is a Doorstepper's Best Friend

The most practical lesson I could impart to a rising young journalist is this: If you think there's a chance you're going to be attacked by ferocious dogs while doorstepping the target of your inquiries, bring a bag of McDonald's hamburgers with you; most dogs I know prefer hamburgers over human legs. It's a lesson I put to good use while writing this story. And it's a lesson these cops should have learned: