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PETA Asks Twitter For Reasons To Eat Bacon. It Backfires Dramatically.

On Wednesday night, the naive intern running fanatical animal rights group PETA’s Twitter account decided to initiate a suicide mission: challenge the public to give their best argument for eating delicious, mouth-watering bacon.

As you can imagine, PETA lost that battle faster than Ron Swanson can throw away vegan bacon. Within moments of the post, PETA was inundated with snarky retorts and, of course, endless bacon gifs.

For example, Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, who, as an Orthodox Jew, doesn’t even eat bacon, couldn’t help but to troll the food police.

A profound question was presented by The Blaze’s Matt Walsh.

Professional Twitter junk-talker Ben McDonald went for the much appreciated mile-long bacon gif thread.

As did USA TODAY’s Michael Schwab:

Even Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) got in on the trolling. In his most compelling tweet, Hatch simply posted an image of the American flag as an argument to eat bacon.

Following up, the senator illustrated a moving three-part tale about bacon and happiness.

When an angry vegan told the senator, “I hope you choke on it,” Hatch replied:

And here are even more takes:

Dear PETA, no tofu will ever outmatch meat, particularly bacon. Full stop.

Nueske's bacon from Quality Eats on display at the 2016 New York Taste presented by Citi hosted by New York Magazine on November 1, 2016 in New York City.
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