Thursday, August 27, 2009

PETA Wants to Buy Lighthouse as a Fish Empathy Center

I think PETA is getting into comedy, because their latest caper just screams hilarity.

They want to buy the Grand Haven lighthouse on Lake Michigan as its new anti-fishing campaign headquarters and memorial center, says the Detroit News. PETA applied to take over the lighthouse through a federal program that allows nonprofits to take control of the country's lighthouses as a way for the federal government to reduce operating costs.

"We want to renovate the Grand Haven lights as a memorial to the billions of fish killed annually by sport fishermen, as well as for their flesh (commercial fishing industry)," said Lindsey Rajt, manager of PETA's campaigns department. "We also want to make it a fun and educational place."

Muh-huh.

You know, I'm thinking we need a grain empathy center to commemorate the billions of tons of grains killed to make the granola PETA loves so much. We'll build it in an abandoned barn I saw a couple hours north of Indianapolis. And we'll start a similar one for a soybean memorial center for all the tofu they've preyed upon over the years.


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2 comments:

  1. Wait ... shouldn't that be "sea kitten" empathy center? Or did they abandon LAST year's hilarity?

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  2. Ooh, I didn't even think of that one. Good point! Nice catch! (Get it?! Catch, and it's a story about fish!!)

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