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The War on Happy Meals

Jonah, I wish I could say that I was surprised by that story about San Francisco tackling the Happy Meal menace, but we live in relentlessly bossy times.

That said, this comment from one of the San Francisco board of supervisors is too good not to be singled out as a classic of modern sanctimony:

“We’re part of a movement that is moving forward an agenda of food justice,” said Supervisor Eric Mar, who sponsored the measure.

“An agenda of food justice”: a phrase that is a Happy Meal all in itself. Truly something to savor.


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