Is organic food little more than a trumped-up marketing scheme, another way for affluent consumers to waste money? A just-released paper by Stanford researchers—and the reaction to it by the media—suggests as much. Here are a few reasons that shallow analysis doesn’t hold up.
The war on Christmas trees. The war on Cheerios. The war on the Constitution. The war on weed. The war on capitalism. The war on poker. The war on human excellence. The war on Texas. These are just a few of the more than 100 wars President Obama is engaged in, at least according to conservative pundits and lazy headline writers. He’s also declared war on the internet, so read the full list before it’s too late.
Need a list of the top 20 donors in the presidential race (so far)? Of course you do. But we’ll spare any suspense: 17 of 20 are Republican donors. And half the top 20 are multimillion-buck buddies of a certain GOP ex-Massachusetts governor. Golf, anyone?