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How To Offend Vegans And Not Really Apologize, By A United States Senator

"So sorry I offended so many vegans. In Missouri we raise pigs and cattle and chickens to eat them."

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Just a little upset.

@clairecmc All due respect Senator, that's extremely upsetting for some people to see. Maybe a warning: dead animal next time?

Jess

@JessCapB

@clairecmc All due respect Senator, that's extremely upsetting for some people to see. Maybe a warning: dead animal next time?

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"gross."

@clairecmc um, Senator, that's pretty gross.

Cynthia Dill

@dillesquire

@clairecmc um, Senator, that's pretty gross.

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"ummmm..."

.@clairecmc Yep, that's what happens when drop your apple, it rolls away, and your faithful pet pig dashes into traffic to bring it back.

Nicholas Mitchell

@puxxled

.@clairecmc Yep, that's what happens when drop your apple, it rolls away, and your faithful pet pig dashes into traffic to bring it back.

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The senator kind of apologized....(?)

Goodness gracious. So sorry I offended so many vegans. In Missouri we raise pigs and cattle and chickens to eat them.

Claire McCaskill

@clairecmc

Goodness gracious. So sorry I offended so many vegans. In Missouri we raise pigs and cattle and chickens to eat them.

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And the media says:

@clairecmc it's all good, vegans like being offended

Josh Barro

@jbarro

@clairecmc it's all good, vegans like being offended

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And some were offended for different reasons:

@clairecmc I found it extremely offensive that you did not invite me to eat that pig

Jesse Berney

@jesseberney

@clairecmc I found it extremely offensive that you did not invite me to eat that pig

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