It simply never ends. Your faithful correspondent is honestly beginning to develop a case of "outrage fatigue." And yet how else can one react to PETA's latest billboard??
Do they honestly think this will influence anyone to give up eating meat? This organization has never been known for political correctness, but to stoop to fat-bashing is simply low. They have tried this approach before, without any discernible success, such as this 2002 billboard:
Apparently People for Ethical Treatmentof Animals don't believe that ethical treatment extends to the "People" part. As much as I support their cause, they have been removed from my personal charity list. Would they prefer that women look like this?
One can be fairly certain that a ham sandwich (or anything else, for that matter) has never passed this model's lips.
There is nothing more to say, for me at least. I am disgusted, disappointed, and now feel politically compelled to eat a sandwich made from whatever endangered species my chef has in the pantry. I am profoundly saddened that an organization I once respected feels the need to gratuitously single us out once again. There are quite a few overweight vegetarians out there, believe it or not. Is Wendy's slapping them on billboards saying "Eat a burger, for God's sake!"?
Comments are welcomed, however, personal abuse will not be printed.
** Pun intended.
Elisa & Bucky the Wonderdog
P.S. Could somebody please bitch-slap Jessica Gottlieb? I'm too tired.