Sarah Palin Reacts to Dog Abuse Claims: 'At Least Trig Didn't Eat the Dog!'

by Rosalyn Oshmyansky 1:58 PM PST, January 05, 2015
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Sarah Palin is starting a feud with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

After she posted a photo on New Year's Day showing her son Trig, 6, using their dog as a step stool, thousands of people commented on the post and many saw it as an animal right's violation.

PETA released a statement on Jan. 3 saying they "simply believe that people shouldn't step on dogs" and that judging from the comments, they were "far from alone in that belief."

On Saturday, Palin fired back with a post directed at PETA saying they should "chill" and that "at least Trig didn't eat the dog." She even drags President Obama into it as she says he revealed that he enjoyed eating dog meat. In Obama's autobiography Dreams from My Father, he describes eating dog meat as a child in Indonesia and called it "tough."

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She goes on to slam the organization with a long claim.:

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'.

And it's caviar that the organization fired back with. In response to the 50-year-old former politician, PETA fired back with a statement on Saturday reminding Palin that they'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)."

The jab at Palin comes from the classic Tina Fey impersonation on Saturday Night Live where she made of fun of the former Alaska governor by saying, "I can see Russia from my house."

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And yet, even after all of the back and forth between PETA and Palin, PETA did wish her a "peaceful and humane" 2015. She has yet to respond.

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