In the Annals of Chutzpah Big Sugar Takes the Cake


The Urban Dictionary defines chutzpah as "unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall." An advertisement that ran earlier this month in the Washington Post in support of maintaining sugar import quotas by the American Sugar Alliance fits that definition to a "T." See below:

Big Sugar
Credit: Big Sugar

Never mind that lifting the import quotas would benefit candy companies, it would also benefit consumers to the tune of nearly $3 billion per year. Congress has been propping up Big Sugar for decades. This needs to stop! Greed indeed.