So I am out and about in this college town which is clotted on every street downtown with some sort of current PC cucksanity… and I stop into a non-Starbucks for a cup o’ joe at, what, twenty cents a sip now? It’s a nice place if a bit pricey, but it is very, very correct. Politically, that is.
As you may remember, the blow struck against global warming/cooling/moisting/changing by California this year was to ban automatic straw giving in restaurants. You can (for now) still have a straw but you have to ask for it. This has something to do with something in the pea-sized brains of the climatecucks. I guess it is to battle the booming carbon footprints of India, China, Africa, etc. We only get straws on request in California because it stops the ice caps melting faster than the Indian, Chinese, and African exploding populations who all want stoves, cars, refrigerators, air conditioning can do it. Right? Right.
Anyway, I go up to pay for the coffee and I see this on the counter: