Inauguration Roundup

Published by PETA.

All throughout the inauguration yesterday, our costumed campaigners were mobbed by curious bystanders, including online celebrity “Obama Girl”! While she was shooting her new video, Obama Girl asked members of our crew to dance with her on camera … and of course we said “Yes.” So, be on the lookout for that on YouTube—but here’s a little sneak-peek to get the party started:


Inauguration Day


Wearing nifty Ghostbuster-esque backpack dispensers, we served soy hot cocoa to people who made the compassionate decision to forgo fur that day. Baracky Raccoon and his friends also tooled around in fur-free branded pedicabs.


Inauguration Day
Inauguration Day


Written by Christine Doré

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