I know most of us are aware that fast food is really bad for our collective health. Movies like Supersize Me! and comparison charts on the calorie intake in a Big Mac and fries are simply staggering but apparently there are far greater dangers we have not yet anticipated.
In the last several weeks I have read half a dozen accounts of beatings and violence errupting in fast food chains throughout the nation. Heck I'm starting to wonder if McDonalds isn't the new post office.If goin' postal was the catch phrase a few years back, what are we to call this new violent fast food phenomenon currently at hand? It certainly isn't a very happy meal. Today ihop was added to the list, along with Chinese take out. What is the world coming to when you can't order chinese take out safely folks? Check out the following headlines. Really, you just cannot make this stuff up:
(And hey- be careful out there!)
Cop used excessive force in IHOP melee
The four women who were part of a scuffle with an off-duty Atlanta police officer had barely sat down at a table at the Buckhead IHOP when the confrontation started, one of them said.
“It was just four girls, just a regular night out, going to get something to eat,” Cynthia Freeman said.