Honestly, it did cross my mind to write a post combining something about the British horsemeat scandal, with the line from Shakespeare’s Richard III, but I see somebody has already done it, and probably better than I could have. So hurrah. As is the way of things found on the net, I don't know who originated it - but respect to you dude or dudette.
The one thing I’ve learned from this whole horsemeat issue is that the drug they’re complaining about - “bute” - doesn’t sound like such a bad thing. It was originally used in humans as an anti-inflammatory and anti-gout medication. So you could eat all the red meat you want and still be gout-free. Then they decided only horses should be allowed to have it. But it seems to me that if ALL red meat contained anti-gout medication, the world might be a much less gouty place. That'd be a good thing, right?