There are two kinds of people in this world: those who escort spiders outside to freedom, and those who squish them. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proved to be a squisher while talking to a group of fourth-graders last week.
Until People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hears of the incident, that is. President Ingrid Newkirk issued a statement saying that Christie probably killed it without thinking. "Some people put the spider outside, but spiders are often scary and that can prevent them from pondering their worth," Newkirk added.
See the scene from “Spidergate” below.
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