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PETA Reacts To Obama's Fly Trap

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Jun 18, 2009 9:40PM

Yesterday, when we shared a video of President Obama swatting a fly, one commenter wondered how long we'd have to wait for PETA to react. The answer is: not long at all. Yesterday, PETA posted a response on their blog that said, in part, "In a nutshell, our position is this: He isn't the Buddha, he's a human being, and human beings have a long way to go before they think before they act." They also said they were sending Obama a humane bug catcher. PETA posted again today, continuing to call for, "compassion for all animals, even the most curious, smallest, and least sympathetic ones." [via CSM]