To: Andrew Zimmern, Celebrity Chef
From: Mitch Berg, irascible peasant
I caught this on Twitter over the past weekend:
Although the government shutdown is ending, at @lucky_cricket_west_end we are planning to continue to serve all those with a Fed Gov ID throughout next week, Monday-Friday, 2-5pm. We realize that furloughed workers will continue to need food since they h… https://t.co/h6qga7mPUP pic.twitter.com/67fbA92RaC— Andrew Zimmern (@andrewzimmern) January 27, 2019
Glad to see you’ll be giving “Free” food to people who missed two checks…
…well, no. Wait. They had two checks delayed before getting it all paid back, amid a national welter of corporate virtue signaling of financial support – extremely low-interest loans, offers to skip payments, and, well, free food.
I and a few million private sector workers would have loved some of that ‘compassion” when we were struggling.
Know what I heard from one bill collector when I was out of work back in 2003? “Get a job”.
Hold that thought, Chef.
That is all.