The Trayliban are fast at work undermining people's access to trays all throughout the country, says Time Magazine today.
College cafeteria food is about to get a bit tougher to take — literally. This fall, thousands of students will have to navigate their university dining halls without one crucial feature: the cafeteria tray.The article goes on to discuss how its a "cost" saving measure an opposed to what it really is -- a choice reducing measure. It cites a lot of statistics collected by environmental groups or the dining halls themselves -- as if they wouldn't have any incentives to play games.
It would appear that modern progressivism, though, believes we are unable to choose what we eat and rather than asking people to be mindful of waste, they would rather ban the temptation to over indulge all together. (Naturally banning temptations isn't something they do on Friday nights where they pay for the booze and encourage us to not be so moralistic.)
But Claremont McKenna got a mention and if you think the campus-wide tray ban proposed above isn't the aim of Emily Meinhardt, think again. Our friends at
The green message gets broadcast in a variety of ways: at Claremont-McKenna College in California, students erected a giant Pyramid of Waste — an expansive stack of Styrofoam to-go containers — designed to encourage students to eat in.Naturally, I fired off a letter to the editor reminding them how the self-described "Environmental Crusaders" cooked the books about how much waste we actually saved and how we protested their busy bodiness. I also paid careful attention to how they took a photo of themselves and left others to clean up their mess. Dan O'Toole took a picture with his camera phone.
As with other "Crusaders" or pyramid builders, it's always the little people who have to do the heavy lifting.