War On White Potatoes
White Potatoes cannot be purchased with a WIC (food for wimmins and chilrens) card? WTF?? Did all red-blooded American kids grow up on potatoes? Including The First Harpoon Target herself? She asserts:
“Right now, the House of Representatives is considering a bill to override science by mandating that white potatoes be included on the list of foods that women can purchase using WIC dollars. Now, there is nothing wrong with potatoes. The problem is that many women and children already consume enough potatoes and not enough of the nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables they need. That’s why the Institute of Medicine – the nonpartisan, scientific body that advises on the standards for WIC – has said that potatoes should not be part of the WIC program.”
Leave it to this Administration that tells us when we’ve made enough money or gotten better healthcare to tell us when we’ve had enough potatoes. This truly is a Government That Works. Like Shit.
And now, the visual: