Nanny State

Mayor Visits Home on Christmas Eve, Orders Family to Remove Lights (Nanny of the Month 1-14)


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Never mind that plenty of foodies say "the law is confusing, ineffective, bad for the environment and can compromise a final dish," California is now forcing chefs and bartenders to wear single-use gloves or utensils when handling food like sushi and fresh fruit.

And how about Chicago? The city has decided to ban vaping in public (for the children!), thus potentially making it a little tougher for smokers to ditch cancer sticks.

But this month the nation's biggest buttinksy is the New Jersey mayor who showed up at at a home on Christmas Eve and ordered the family to remove decorations because one neighbor deemed them offensive.

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Special thanks to viewer Daniel Guglielmo for finding this month's Nanny!

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Nanny of the Month is written and produced by Ted Balaker (@tedbalaker). Motion graphics and research by Matt Edwards (@MattChrisEd). Opening graphics by Meredith Bragg.

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