PETA's Person of the Year Is... Not Who You'd Expect

Now that Bill Clinton's given up the burgers, PETA loves him
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 22, 2010 9:38 AM CST
PETA's Person of the Year Is... Not Who You'd Expect
Former US President Bill Clinton looks on during a visit to a cholera treatment center run by Doctors Without Borders in Tabarre, Haiti, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010.   (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias, Pool)

Bill Clinton has officially gone from McDonald’s addict to PETA’s Person of the Year. The animal rights group honored the former prez based on his decision to become a vegan this year, The Stir reports. "Thanks to his new plant-based diet, he's shed some pounds, decreased his risk of future heart problems, and spared the lives of many animals," PETA says in a statement. Click for more on the honor and the benefits Clinton’s reaped by going vegan.
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