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Michelle Obama’s Bumbling Bureaucrats: Let Them Eat Snacks!

DG in GA Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 9:45 AM
For several years now the public schools have been cracking down on what is allowed to be sent to school for a snack. Cookies? Nope. Candy? Nope. Cake? Nope. Parents have to send fruit, veggies, granola, or some other leftie-approved foodstuff. No more Mom bringing cupcakes to the class to celebrate a child's birthday. No more homemade chocolate chip cookies. No more selling candy bars or bake sales after school to raise money for school activities. I remember in Junior High we used to have bagel sales after school to raise money. My child's school won't allow that. For a while kids used to sell Krispy Kremes. Not any more. The food police won't allow it.

In response to the growing outrage over the one-size-fits-all, top-down lunch menu regulations handed down by Michelle Obama and bureaucrats in Washington, DC, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offered an incredible response: Let them eat snacks!

Translation: no need to evaluate the program that is being met with dissatisfaction from coast-to-coast. We’ll just create another program.

ABC News reports:

"It's not surprising that some youngsters will in the middle of the day be hungry,” Vilsack told ABC News, responding to the controversy. “I remember my two boys when they came back from school they were always hungry, we always...