Why Does Elmo Hate America?

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Our colleague Jim P. has the video of Michelle Obama’s upcoming (November 10) appearance on Sesame Street. And to save White House critics some time, he suggests some possible protest-ready reasons to get outraged about the segment. My favorite:

At the end of the video, Mrs. Obama declares homegrown vegetables delicious to eat. Then the vegetables themselves command the children to cheer for the First Lady, who has just endorsed their destruction. If that isn’t brainwashing, I don’t know what is.