Once Again, Elites Think They Know Best

Watch out, Mr. and Mrs. America: Spanish celebrity chef José Andrés and the New York Times are worried about what you have been eating, and they intend to make you change your evil ways.  Luckily for you, however, Andrés is yet one more ignorant European, utterly clueless about American politics and values, so his efforts will prove futile and helpless. According to the NYT, Andrés "wonders why the most powerful country in the world won't spend money to help the poor eat better."  And he's made common cause with Michelle Obama to force Americans to start doing just that.  If you hear the same patronizing tone in Andrés' words that is used by other Europeans, like Bono, when they want to lead Americans down some garden path or other, you're not alone. You remember Ms. Obama, of course.  She's the nice lady I wrote about a couple of years ago on these pages, when she was lecturing you about eating too much mac & cheese at the same time as she was publishing...(Read Full Article)