Farce officially became reality today: The New York Times reports this morning that nutrition zealots are actually using the so-called obesity epidemic to bash the Girl Scouts for selling their delectable cookies. We should have seen this coming. And in a way, we did: We’ve jokingly warned in a TV ad that scouts may be the next victims of greedy trial sharks looking to cash in on the obesity hype. And just yesterday, we emailed a CCF cartoon offering a glimpse of a world in which food cops controlled Girl Scout cookie drives. This just goes to show that in the world of the food police, there’s no merit badge for good taste.
Sue It For The Children? Scouts Actually Under Fire