Why anti-dairy advocates lunged onstage at Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday rally

Super Tuesday was very good to former Vice President Joe Biden, who racked up the most delegates across numerous states and took the lead in this year’s nominating contest. But at his victory speech in Los Angeles that evening, the triumphant tone was briefly blunted: His address was interrupted by animal rights advocates, who rushed the stage screaming “Let dairy die!” The protestors turned out to be associated with the group Direct Action Everywhere, whose members also disrupted a campaign rally for Senator Bernie Sanders earlier this year, and who condemn both candidates’ support for animal agricultural subsidies. In an explainer, Vox provides context on the group, its unconventional tactics, and what it hopes to accomplish. 

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