The New American Standard

My latest column is up at Right Wing News.

Here is an excerpt:

A couple of weeks ago, I had to go into maintenance mode and replace the flush vale on my toilet. Such fun, I know. I jumped in the car, headed down to the hardware store, bought the parts, and headed back home to get to work. But I was a bit shocked when I found this inside the toilet tank:

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At first I thought, “Well, that’s rather ironic,” but is it, really? After all, “Made in [insert non-USA nation here]” has become the new standard of consumer products in America. Even when I go to the supermarket, I see more produce labeled “Imported from Mexico” than “Grown in the USA.” I try to avoid the Mexican stuff, considering the multiple produce recalls of Mexican produce that have apparently stemmed from Mexican farm workers’ penchant for dropping a deuce in the fields where they’re picking food.

I love cilantro, but I’m not so much a fan of feces.

Continue reading here.

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