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Sarah Palin Mocks PETA Over Dog Photo Outcry, Rants About Ellen DeGeneres And President Obama “Hypocrisy”

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Sarah Palin Dog PETA Controversy

By Shari Weiss |

Sarah Palin Dog PETA Controversy

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Sarah Palin is slamming PETA after the group criticized the former vice presidential candidate for photos of her son Trig standing on the family dog, and accusing the animal rights organization of hypocrisy.

As Gossip Cop reported, Palin posted several Facebook pictures of six-year-old Trig using their adopted dog as a “stepping stone” instead of a “stumbling block” as he tried to reach the sink. The politician-turned-commentator seemingly intended for the snapshots to show the resourcefulness of Trig, who has Down’s Syndrome.

The backlash was swift, as thousands of people slammed Palin for allegedly showing animal abuse and cruelty. Others, however, said neither the pics nor Trig’s brief action caused any harm. PETA was not amused, though, and released a statement saying, “It’s odd that anyone—let alone a mother—would find it appropriate to post such a thing, with no apparent sympathy for the dog in the photo.”

“Then again, PETA, along with everyone else, is used to the hard-hearted, seeming obliviousness of this bizarrely callous woman, who actually thought it appropriate to be filmed while turkeys were being slaughtered right behind her in full view of the camera,” the message brutally went on.

Palin is now blasting PETA for their outrage, cheekily writing on Facebook, “Dear PETA, Chill. At least Trig didn’t eat the dog.” The former Alaskan governor then said, “Hey, by the way, remember your ‘Woman of the Year,’ Ellen DeGeneres? Did you get all wee-wee’d up when she posted this sweet picture?” Palin was referring to a picture DeGeneres tweeted last summer showing a child standing on a dog to reach a sink, much like Trig did.

“Hypocritical, much?” continued Palin. “Did you go as crazy when your heroic Man-of-Your-Lifetime, Barack Obama, revealed he actually enjoyed eating dead dog meat?” After pointing out what she perceived to be more double standards, she declared, “Yeah, you’re real credible on this, PETA. A shame, because I’ll bet we agree on what I hope is the true meaning of your mission – respecting God’s creation and critters.

“Our pets, including Trig’s best buddy Jill Hadassah, are loved, spoiled and cared for more than some people care for their fellow man whose politics may not mesh with nonsensical liberally failed ways or don’t fit your flighty standards,” wrote Palin.

PETA, however, is refusing to back down. “PETA simply believes that people shouldn’t step on dogs, and judging by the reaction that we’ve seen to Sarah Palin’s Instagram photo, we’re far from alone in that belief,” says a new statement. And just as Palin attempted to mock PETA, the organization threw some jabs right back.

Check out Palin’s full rant and PETA’s response below, and tell us who you agree with.

SARAH PALIN FACEBOOK POST: Dear PETA,

Chill. At least Trig didn’t eat the dog.

Hey, by the way, remember your “Woman of the Year”, Ellen DeGeneres? Did you get all wee-wee’d up when she posted this sweet picture?Hypocritical, much?

Did you go as crazy when your heroic Man-of-Your-Lifetime, Barack Obama, revealed he actually enjoyed eating dead dog meat?

Aren’t you the double-standard radicals always opposing Alaska’s Iditarod – the Last Great Race honoring dogs who are born to run in wide open spaces, while some of your pets “thrive” in a concrete jungle where they’re allowed outdoors to breathe and pee maybe once a day?

Aren’t you the same herd that opposes our commercial fishing jobs, claiming I encourage slaying and consuming wild, organic healthy protein sources called “fish”? (I do.)

Aren’t you the same anti-beef screamers blogging hate from your comfy leather office chairs, wrapped in your fashionable leather belts above your kickin’ new leather pumps you bought because your celebrity idols (who sport fur and crocodile purses) grinned in a tabloid wearing the exact same Louboutins exiting sleek cowhide covered limo seats on their way to some liberal fundraiser shindig at some sushi bar that features poor dead smelly roe (that I used to strip from our Bristol Bay-caught fish, and in a Dillingham cannery I packed those castoff fish eggs for you while laughing with co-workers about the suckers paying absurdly high prices to party with the throw away parts of our wild seafood)? I believe you call those discarded funky eggs “caviar”.

Yeah, you’re real credible on this, PETA. A shame, because I’ll bet we agree on what I hope is the true meaning of your mission – respecting God’s creation and critters.

Our pets, including Trig’s best buddy Jill Hadassah, are loved, spoiled and cared for more than some people care for their fellow man whose politics may not mesh with nonsensical liberally failed ways or don’t fit your flighty standards.

Jill is a precious part of our world. So is Trig.

– Sarah Palin

PETA STATEMENT: PETA simply believes that people shouldn’t step on dogs, and judging by the reaction that we’ve seen to Sarah Palin’s Instagram photo, we’re far from alone in that belief. Palin’s Facebook response shows us that she knows PETA about as well as she knows geography. Yes, we campaign against the Iditarod because when the dogs aren’t being driven — sometimes to death — most live chained or inside cages for their entire lives. And we’re a vegan organization, so we sit on pleather couches, wear stylish vegan kicks, and consider fish friends, not food. (Also, by the way, we just sent a case of vegan caviar to Vladimir Putin — and no, you can’t see his house from yours, Ms. Palin.) We have no reason to believe that the Palin companion animals aren’t ordinarily pampered, and we wish the entire family a peaceful and humane 2015.

 


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