(Above) DxE protesters in front of a grocery store. (Image HeyEvent.com)
Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is a progressives animal rights group who believes in the “liberation of all animals“. DxE made the news in October of last year as the blogosphere spent several days mocking one of their female members who entered an eating establishment and ranted about her “little girl”, a chicken.
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But in an obvious example of “eating their own” (pun intended) DxE has decided to set their sights on the Obama administration; USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in particular.
At Yale on Tuesday, after one of their members made a heartfelt speech about a hen named Paprika (You just can’t make this stuff up), and after Secretary Vilsack refused to accept the premise that all farmers abused their animals, members of DxE interrupted the Secretary’s speech with the chant: “It’s not food, it’s violence”.