Tuesday, April 4, 2017

HSUS wooing Conservatives?

If this sounds counter-intuitive... you are right. HSUS has spent a lot of money supporting Democratic candidates and initiatives aligned with their political agenda.

Now the Washington Post is reporting that HSUS is launching an initiative seeking to garner support from members of a traditional opponent.

" Imagine if Planned Parenthood launched a rebranding campaign to get conservatives to support its mission. “We’re all for limited government — we want the government out of private lives,” the group pleads in this fictional scenario.

Anyone with an IQ above Forrest Gump’s would understand this as meaningless sycophancy by a group that would throw conservative agendas under the bus at their earliest future convenience. Yet just such a campaign is about to be launched by the Humane Society of the United States. It is debuting a “Conservative Advisory Council” to sweet-talk right-leaning individuals to support its vegan-animal liberation agenda.
It’s the classic case of a wolf in sheep’s clothing. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), not related to local animal shelters with similar names, has the same goals as PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals): Get rid of meat, cheese, ice cream, circuses, zoos, aquariums, pet stores, hunting and basically any other way animals are used commercially or institutionally. The CEO of HSUS, Wayne Pacelle, has said, “I don’t want to see another cat or dog born.”

HSUS’ political arms have spent $4.6 million (80 percent of its PAC money) trying to defeat Republican candidates. They endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. They just endorsed liberal state Sen. Raymond Lesniak for the New Jersey 2017 gubernatorial race. The voluntary board of HSUS shows a decided bias toward Democrats in its political giving. Mr. Pacelle once ran for office as a Green Party candidate.."

Read more here... Washington Post Story