That would be “pasta of mass destruction.”
Reader Andrew Jones sent me a link
to today’s State Department briefing, in which considerable time was devoted to the question of whether pasta should be considered a “dual use
” item.(Israel is allowing rice into Gaza as humanitarian aid, but blockading pasta. You know, because of the danger.)
“MR. WOOD: I’m not involved in those discussions, so I –
QUESTION: Well, I mean — I mean, it just seems to be absurd on the face of it, if that’s what’s happening.
MR. WOOD: Well, there are people on the ground who are dealing with these issues. And I think we should leave it —
Um. There are “people on the ground” dealing with pasta dual-use issues?
Is this part of the stimulus package?
*Photo of scary, scary rigatoni via wikipedia.