Yeah, I don't like the way it was written either. I'm anxious to hear Dr. Fry's comments about the article.
I hate interviews. I've read a few of ones done on me that turned out sounding terrible, not like this one mind you.
I do think in the future, this will be brought up somewhere to try and enact or push a bylaw. It is up to us to educate people about harmless snakes, and provide facts to do so in a good way.