They've been there to help you carry almost anything, to clank noisily in the dryer, and have you ready for the potential of a surprise safari.  Now, they're maligned: Cargo shorts.

I have to admit, they're a staple in my wardrobe but as I've learned recently, there's a movement afoot to discredit them as the utility-wear and dependable clothing-friend they've been for the last decade.  I'm not sure I'm ready to let go.

I get it, there are opinions about their welcome having passed, and their look being just short of shameful.  Just check out this story from CBS News below.

I want to figure it out here in Idaho though.  Are you anti-cargo short?  Do you feel they need to go the way of Hammer Pants or Crocs?

Vote below, and let's come up with the official answer for our Great Gem State.