This isn’t exactly political, but it is added incentive to avoid fast food.

Rats run wild in NYC KFC-Taco Bell.
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From the story:
NEW YORK – A dozen rats were caught on video scurrying around the floor of a New York City KFC/Taco Bell restaurant early Friday, running between counters and tables and climbing on children’s high chairs.

Thirty percent of adults over the age of 20 are obese (source: CDC). That our popular culture is body image obsessed doesn’t need a reference. It’s a nasty bit of irony that, between the “be thin be beautiful” messages, commercials relentlessly push some of the most unhealthy and calorie dense foods available. I don’t watch much television, but I occasionally find myself humming the latest KFC jingle. (last paragraph from an old post of mine)

I’ll never see another KFC or Taco Bell ad without thinking of rats.After reflecting on it a bit, I realized that KFC-Taco-Bell should bring in this cat and do rat-cat dinner theater:

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