Newkirk: Sometimes You Have to Carry a Big Stick

In an interview with the Shanghai Star, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ Ingrid Newkirk described her group’s outrageous campaigns and tactics, saying,

Sometimes sadly, you have to look quite scary and carry a big stick.

Of course we’ve seen just how scary looking PETA activists can be, and the “big stick” line is the best explanation yet of that Earth Liberation Front donation.


Fighters for animal welfare. Shanghai Star, July 21, 2005.

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