Thursday, August 20, 2009

Fat Shame

Uh, wow! I knew PETA was radical, but am now convinced that they are the Al-Quaeda of animal rights groups. Check out their latest campaign, where they use the tactic of fat-shaming women into becoming vegetarian.

PETA - For most of us, summer is fading fast, but for residents of Jacksonville, Florida, bikini season lasts all year. What does the Sunshine State's endless summer mean for PETA? Our phone lines ring off the hook with reports of "beached whale sightings." Good one, guys.

Luckily, we know the secret to getting—and maintaining—a killer beach bod. Did you know that vegetarians are 20 to 30 percent leaner than meat-eaters? So, to help residents and tourists "lose the blubber"—and hopefully to deter prank callers—we're launching a brand-new billboard urging people to go vegetarian:

Bitch Magazine says it best: "Seriously, PETA? I think I've lost enough weight already barfing at your ad campaigns."

Check out these links for more unfortunate PETA propaganda.

PETA Gets the Onion Treatment

PETA is a Bunch of Bull

Feminism and Animal Rights - PETA

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