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These people think the bacon cancer report is Islamic propaganda

You'll pry our pork from our cold, dead, greasy hands.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Posted on Oct 27, 2015   Updated on May 27, 2021, 6:06 pm CDT

Right-wing meat lovers turned to Twitter Monday to express fears that a World Health Organization report linking bacon and other processed meats to cancer was nothing more than a vast, evil, Islamic conspiracy. Because clearly the road to global domination is paved with Halal foods. 

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But in all this hoopla, did anyone hit upon the simplest explanation for the WHO’s report? Seems to us that the group that stands to gain most from it are pigs themselves. So brace yourself for a swine coup in the near future: If you’ve read Animal Farm, then you know what’s coming. 

H/T The Independent | Photo via G M/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Oct 27, 2015, 2:25 pm CDT