PETA's "Cutest Vegan" Finalists Include Soldier from Channelview

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PETA pisses a lot of people off with their efforts to sway meat eaters to a vegetarian diet. The controversial campaigns often draw attention for their outlandishness. One particular approach, however, generally irritates no one, and that is the ad campaign featuring hot people, usually actors or models, wearing little or no clothing. Why? Because pretty much everyone likes to look at nearly naked attractive people. That's just clever marketing.

In yet another veggie brainstorm (We assume their metal capacities are larger than their own because they don't eat cows, which are REALLY dumb, and our scientific knowledge (C- in high school biology FTW!) tells us the cow brain seeps into our own causing dumbness and stupidosity.), their "youth division" (they have that?) is holding a Cutest Vegan Alive contest because, once again, everybody likes a nice looking dude or dudette, no matter what their dietary choices.

And one of the finalists is a hometown boy from Channelview, that hotbed of radical lefty vegan thought. Alexander Contreras is an infantryman in the U.S. Army, another place just loaded with vegetarians.

According to a press release from PETA, Alexander stopped eating meat after seeing Earthlings and Finding Nemo. Look, we sympathize on that last one. Who wants to eat sweet little Nemo...unless he's served with a delicate white wine and butter sauce...OOOH and maybe some capers and lemon...wait, what?

Anyway, Alexander, 20, shares his vegan dishes with friends, creates videos and even paintings to raise awareness about the plight of animals. So, this dude is an attractive, sensitive, artist, who loves animals also happens to be a badass soldier? I think I just heard about half a million ovaries in the Houston area alone do a backflip.

You can vote for Alexander in the contest here and you can see more of the hottie finalists (including the girls, you perverts), here.

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