Pro: Quite possibly the most fun-to-eat food there is.
Con: Lingering suspicions about just what's in them besides high-protein snouts and cartilage.
Pro: A summer without hot dogs would be like a season without mystery meat.
Con: See above.
Pro: It's fun and tasty to load the bun and dog with a colorful heap of condiments and toppings.
Con: You just washed that blouse.
Pro: Sometimes, when the stars are aligned, they taste so good you almost want to laugh.
Con: "Daddy, where do hot dogs come from?"
Pro: Stunningly easy to cook.
Con: You've already had three and it's still the first inning.
Pro: They tend to be a hit with kids.