Monday, April 05, 2010

Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

The greens foodies regularly bash the plutocrats of agribusiness who push processed foods down our throats.  But they don't think much of corn-based ethanol, which means they wake up in bed with:
“But when Illinois and Missouri members of Congress opened a new effort recently to extend the tax breaks, a phalanx of opponents quickly mobilized. They include the Grocery Manufacturers of America, the American Meat Institute, the National Council of Chain Restaurants, environmental organizations and pro-taxpayer groups.”
From Farmpolicy on ethanol

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